Professor Waldrep: 'Southern Justice' Has Involved Violence, Intimidation against African Americans

Friday, February 07, 2020
BAPTIST NEWS GLOBAL -- San Francisco State University professor Christopher Waldrep wrote in 2016 that white southerners viewed violence more effective in controlling black crime than the slower due process afforded by the courts. When black defendants did go to trial charged with crimes against white people, he said, courtrooms were often packed with mobs seeking to intimidate jurors and court officials.