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Reuben Micou Lynched in Winston County, Mississippi | Equal Justice Initiative

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Reuben Micou Lynched in Winston County, Mississippi | Equal Justice Initiative

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On April 2, 1933, a mob of white men broke into the Winston County jail in Louisville, Mississippi to lynch a 65-year-old black man named Reuben Micou. Mr. Micou had been arrested after he was accused of getting into an altercation with a prominent local white man.

By EJI Staff, Equal Justice Initiative
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