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Clarke County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.

Lynching of Aaron Harris

Aaron Harris was lynched on June 12, 1883, for murdering an undisclosed person. Sources: http://members.aol.com/wdwylie6/1880-1889.htm

Lynching of Charlie Lang and Ernest Green

In October 1942, Charlie Lang and Ernest Green, two fourteen year old boys, were lynched in Shubuta. The Bitter River, […]

McCarty, Osceola

Osceola McCarty was a poor washerwoman from Shubuta, MS. She became one of the most famous women to have lived […]

McKenzie, Rev. Advial

Rev. Advial McKenzie was a human rights activist. He is currently Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Quitman, Clarke County, […]

Road, Rapp

Rapp Road is a historically black community in Albany, New York. Most of the families who live there came from […]

Stonewall Public Swimming Pool

Stonewall, Miss., had a local community pool during the 1960s, but during the time of desegregation, the pool was shut […]

The Hanging Bridge

Gayle Graham Gates authored a book entitled, Life and Death in a Small Town: Memories of Shubuta, Mississippi. Within the […]

Yates, Gayle Graham

Yates was born and raised in Shubuta, Mississippi. She left for schooling and later returned to write a dynamic book […]