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Black History Month: Reflections on John Bush, Lynched November 21,1884 Lexington, KY

Below are newspaper articles listed in chronological order, telling the story of John Bush, a Black man lynched in Lexington, KY by the lies of a historic colonizing family, the Vanmeters.

June 23, 1882 Maysville, Kentucky, The Evening Bulletin

July 21, 1882, Standford, KY, Standford Interior Journal

July 30, 1882, Louisville, KY, Courier Journal

November 23, 1882, Louisville, KY, Courier Journal

November 25, 1882, Louisville, KY, Courier Journal

February 6, 1884, Louisville, KY, Courier Journal

April 18, 1884, Danville, KY, The Kentucky Advocate

October 22, 1884, Louisville, Ky, Courier Journal

October 24. 1884, Owensboro, KY, Owensboro Messenger

October 25, 1884, Louisville, KY Courier Journal

November 21, 1884, Lexington, KY

November 22, 1884, Maysville, KY, The Evening Bulletin

November 25, 1884, Owensboro, KY, The Owensboro Messenger

November 25, 1884, Louisville, KY, Courier Journal

Peace to our ancestor John Bush.

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