May 4, 1970: Four Dead in Ohio; May 14-15, 1970: Two More In Missisippi

Today marks the 39th anniversary that the Ohio National Guard needlessly opened fire and killed four students, wounding nine others including an acquaintance of mine.  Ten days later, two Jackson State students were also murdered while protesting the Kent State murders, though that received far less attention in all likelihood since it occurred at a predominately black college.  It also turned into a small-scale riot, justifying the murders to some.

Keep them in your thoughts today.

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  1. Thanks for remembering May 4.


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