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Funeral held for first victim of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre 123 years after his death.

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Black Global Village

⁣Over 123 years after a massacre in Wilmington, North Carolina, one victim is finally receiving his due. Joshua Halsey was murdered in the November 1898 Wilmington massacre, one of hundreds of Black men and women who succumbed to white mob violence.
Mr. Halsey has finally had a funeral to celebrate his life and legacy. He was the first victim to be identified, and until recently, had an unmarked grave in North Carolina.

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