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date: 27 May 2022

Brownsville Incident 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Marvin E. FletcherMarvin E. Fletcher

(1906).In the summer of 1906, despite local white protest, the U.S. Army garrisoned Fort Brown in Brownsville, Texas, with three companies of the Twenty-fifth Infantry, a regiment whose enlisted personnel were all African American. Racial tension became intense. Around midnight on ... ...

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