On this day in history, the Equal Racial Justice Initiative’s A History of Racial Injustice – 2018 Calendar, does not report an incident…. I wonder if racist whites ceased their Reign of Terror against Black people because it was Good Friday? Ironic, in that Ku Klux Klansmen, and -women, and the rebranded merry band of white racists, that is, “white nationalists,” for the most part, purport to be Christian. The very same white Christians that exegeted that their blonde-haired, blue-eyed white god sanctioned African slavery, and the genocide of indigenous people in the Western hemisphere, the very same white Christians that led a deadly procession under dark starless Southern nights to poplar trees, lit by fiery crosses, before they re-enacted the crucifixion with countless, oftentimes nameless, Black men — strange fruit — as their scapegoats for their passionate hatred.
It’s also a Good Friday, because it was not a Bloody Friday!