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Mary Turner -- Background Information
12023-06-05T17:27:14-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e12131Editor's Note related to Carrie Williams Clifford, "Little Mother" (1922)plain2023-06-05T17:27:14-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1Mary Turner was a married black woman with two children who was lynched by a mob in Georgia in May 1918. She was eight months pregnant; her unborn child was also killed in the attack. Mary Turner's husband was lynched the day before. She was targeted for attack after she publicly spoke out against the group that killed her husband.