Friday, June 23, 2017

Oscar H. Blayton

(TriceEdneyWire.com) In 1960, Blacks in Virginia watched as the state changed the laws against trespass to make it a more serious crime, and the penalty was raised from a $100 fine to $1,000.  This action was taken by the then all-White legislature in an attempt to combat the Civil Rights Movement and more severely punish […]