Sunday, May 07, 2006

Nearly lynched on a grim night in 1960

1933 FELTON TURNER 2006 Rest in Peace

Felton Turner, a Houston man who was attacked in 1960 by white supremacists in retaliation for the student sit-ins of the nascent civil rights movement and had the letters KKK carved into his stomach before being left dangling from a tree limb, died Sunday. He was 73.

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