Ginseng was at the core of a manslaughter case from a few years back in Preble County — as mentioned in the final paragraph of this post. You can read about the case and sentencing in this article: http://www.whio.com/news/news/crime-law/plea-deal-to-end-ginseng-slaying-case/nWtB8/
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- The Tulsa MassacreToday’s post is by Miriam Kleiman, National Archives Program Director for Public Affairs. Even long after the Civil War, thousands of African Americans were hanged, burned and shot to death, beaten, and tortured by white mobs who celebrated these atrocities and were rarely prosecuted for their crimes. In 1918, Rep. Leonidas Dyer of Missouri submitted … Conti […]