By David Stout
Based on actual occasions, a chilling story of homicide and injustice within the Jim Crow South
As a fourteen-year-old black boy residing in Forties South Carolina, Linus Bragg may still recognize greater than to stick with the 2 bicycling white ladies. yet anything approximately Sue Ellen and Cindy Lou compels him. probably it’s the best way Cindy Lou speaks to him, or how Sue Ellen sits on her motorbike. regardless of the cause, he follows the ladies into the woods. It’s the worst mistake he ever makes. whilst he comes into the clearing, either ladies are lifeless and younger Linus is the common suspect. 40 years later, a nephew of Linus’s returns to South Carolina, interested by this darkish second in his family’s prior. to discover the fourth one who visited the clearing that day capacity reopening a sinister bankruptcy of the small town’s background, which convinced evil males had idea closed forever.
Carolina Skeletons is predicated at the 1944 case of George Stinney Jr., who, on the age of fourteen, grew to become the youngest individual accomplished within the usa through the 20th century. After a swiftly scheduled listening to just a couple of hours lengthy, the jury quick charged him with a double homicide. He used to be placed to demise 3 months later.
A haunting trip into America’s shameful prior, Carolina Skeletons deftly explores how history’s skeletons infrequently remain hidden ceaselessly.
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