State Sanctioned

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John Richards

Killed February 16th, 2015, for “insulting a white woman.” All the news clippings I’ve found simply repeat the same three-line story.  No indication of how this happened, who might be responsible, or how local law enforcement reacted.

The Lexington Herald, February 18th, 1915

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The Grand Forks Herald, February 18th, 1915

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PDF: John Richards Grand Forks Herald 02181915

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