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A Pro-slavery Mob Burning
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A Pro-slavery mob burning down the building housing the newspaper of abolitionist Elijah Parish Lovejoy (1802- 1837) on November 7, 1837. During the violent riot, all parties were armed and shooting, and Lovejoy was shot five times, becoming the first white abolitionist martyr.
December 6th, 2011
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