Mike Burke

The 1959 Tragedy of Wrightsville Alabama

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Don’t forget In Wrightsville, Arkansas 1959, a horrifying act unfolded as 69 Black boys were locked inside their school dormitory, which was subsequently set ablaze. The devastating consequences of this act of violence claimed the lives of 21 young boys, while 48 managed to escape the engulfing flames. This horrific event serves as a stark reminder of the deep-rooted racial injustice and violence that has plagued marginalized communities throughout history. Never forget RIP 🖤🙏🏾✊🏾 by Kenny Akers