Life Isn’t All Sunshine And Rainbows

April 11, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Morbid

The crowd at a lynching, 1920s 

 

The lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, 1930

On a hot August night in 1930 a crowd gathered in front of an Indiana jail — men, women, and children shouting and jeering, demanding that the sheriff release his three prisoners. Three African-American teenagers: Tom Shipp, Abe Smith, and James Cameron — huddled inside their cells, charged with the murder of a white man and the rape of white woman.

Some among the thousands of people in front of the jail formed a mob. They beat down the jail doors, pulled the three youths from their cells, brutally beat them, and dragged them to a tree on the courthouse square. At the last minute the mob spared Cameron, the youngest and most boyish of the trio. Smith and Shipp died, lynch ropes around their necks, their bodies hanging as the town photographer captured one of the most famous lynching photographs in American history. They weren’t even hung properly. They had a noose put around their neck and were then pulled up into the tree. And one of them tried to get free so they hauled him down, broke his arms and hauled him back up again.

 

Billie Holliday – Strange Fruit

Southern trees bear a strange fruit,

Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,

Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,

Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.

Pastoral scene of the gallant south,

The bulging eyes and the twisted mouth,

Scent of magnolias, sweet and fresh,

Then the sudden smell of burning flesh.

Here is fruit for the crows to pluck,

For the rain to gather, for the wind to suck,

For the sun to rot, for the trees to drop,

Here is a strange and bitter crop.

 

On September 11, 2001 there was one American in space. this is the picture he took from the International Space Station

 

Found in a vacant house

 

Comments on a porn video

 

The day he brought her home the first time and the day he carried her coffin out after 18 monthes. Father of a toddler who was killed as a result of shelling in Azerbaijan

 

In 2014, a 16 year old was killed in Sweden and the murderer wasn’t caught until 3 years later. The murderer turned out to be one of the victim’s closest friend’s. Here he is by the victim’s graveyard shortly after the murder

The murderer even posted on the victim’s memorial page several times.

“Dear little brother, I know I don’t post here a lot but I can’t believe it’s true, I just want it to be a dream, miss you so much. You were always there for me when I needed help or was sad. I remember when we played for [club] and then we had a game the same weekend and we went together and had so much fun. We beat them all, no one stood a chance against us two.

Albin (victim’s name), I miss the times with you so much, no one can replace a little brother like you. I cry myself to sleep and everything seems surreal, I can’t believe this happened to you! :'(

Trying to fool myself that you’ve moved to a sunny place and that you’re having a great time. :'(

I MISS AND LOVE YOU LITTLE BROTHER, YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING AND WILL ALWAYS BE!!!! :'( :'(

Please come back. <3 <3 <3 :'(

And I’m so proud of your mom who is so strong, plenty of hugs to her and Albin I will always be there for her and if she want’s comfort I’ll always help her. [her name] <3 <3 <3″

 

Part of the cellar used by Josef Fritzl to imprison his daughter, and her three children borne of incestuous rape. She remained locked in this basement for 24 years

 

“The Boy with the Henna Tattoo” documentary about two Australian men that traveled with their adopted son for him to be sexually abused by men all over the world.

 

List of Injuries on the worlds tallest waterslide leading up to its closure after a 10 year old boy was decapitated.

 

Chinese laborer’s letter of desperation found in a box of cheap Christmas decorations

 

“Letter from coal miner Jacob L. Vowell shortly before he died from suffocation in the 1902 Fraterville, Tennessee mine disaster

 

Man who made facebook post mourning his murdered friend turns out to be the killer more than a year later

 

Guy who killed his mom and friend just made a final Facebook status while on the run



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