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Corbin, KY

Kentucky papers reports that a large group of whites – with the support of law enforcement – drove ~500 African Americans out of Corbin.

The Lexington Herald, November 1st, 1919 (first column on the left)

Corbin Lexington Herald 11011919-page-001

PDF: Corbin Lexington Herald 11011919

More recent analysis of the event is also available:

Buried in the Bitter Waters, by Elliot Jaspin, 2008 – see author discuss book on YouTube

Kentucky Town Re-Examines its Racial History, NPR Books, March 10th, 2007

Trouble Behind, documentary film interviews residents of Corbin, 1991 (more info available from Sundance Films)

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