Leo Frank

On August 17th, 1915 Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched in Marietta, Georgia after a 13-year-old girl is murdered.

Frank was almost certainly innocent; the evidence points to a janitor as the murderer. It’s ironic that a white man was, at that time, convicted from the testimony of a black man, but of course Frank was a Jew.

Here’s Frank in court before he was convicted:

#AntiSemitism

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