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  1. On March 19, 1906, Ed Johnson, a young African American man, was murdered by a lynch mob in his home town of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He had been wrongfully sentenced to death for the rape of Nevada Taylor, but Justice John Marshall Harlan of the United States Supreme Court had issued a stay of execution.

  2. On March 19, 1906, Ed Johnson, was mob-lynched from the second span of the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga. After a trial devoid of incriminating facts and with a clearly biased jury, Johnson was sentenced to death for the rape of a white woman.

  3. 27 de feb. de 2000 · In 1906, the lynching of a young black man named Ed Johnson was a public spectacle in the heart of this Smoky Mountain city. Just before he was hanged, he said to the crowd of white men,...

  4. › library › special-collectionsEd Johnson | UTC Library

    On March 19, 1906, Ed Johnson was lynched by a mob for an alleged rape crime on the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This exhibit explores the role of the local media in criminalizing Ed Johnson and inciting the violence that led to his murder.

  5. 22 de ago. de 2021 · It's also the place where, one night in 1906, a Black man named Ed Johnson was brutally lynched.

  6. 18 de abr. de 2018 · In 1906, a mob of white Chattanooga, Tennessee, residents abducted Ed Johnson, a young black man, from his jail cell. After they dragged him through the streets, they hung him by his neck...

  7. 12 de oct. de 2018 · On March 19, 1906, an angry mob saw to it that Ed Johnson was hanged from Chattanooga’s Walnut Street Bridge. On Sept. 24, 2018, about a dozen people stood quietly on the bridge and listened as Eric Atkins recalled the lynching that took Johnson’s life more than 100 years earlier.