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Mascot Mondays #6 of 12: Friends in the Mascot Part Two

On March 14, 1891, in response to the murder of police chief David Hennessy the¬†preceding¬†year, citizens of New Orleans stormed the local prisons and lynched eleven Italians they believed were responsible for the murders. When Hennessy was gunned down, he … Continue reading

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