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  • Tojajinn
    Jul 01,  · A whipping post that was once used "disproportionally on blacks" has been removed from outside of the Old Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown, Delaware, a state official said Wednesday.
  • Zuluran
    Jul 02,  · Whipping post removed from Delaware courthouse square An 8-foot ( meters) tall whipping post was removed from a Delaware county courthouse square Wednesday after activists said the post was a.
  • Samur
    Tied to the whippin' post, tied to the whippin' post Good Lord, I feel like I'm dyin' My friends tell me, that I've been such a fool But I had to stand by and take it baby, all for lovin' you Drown myself in sorrow as I look at what you've done But nothing seemed to change, the bad times stayed the same And I can't run Sometimes I feel.
  • Jukus
    Jun 30,  · Delaware was the last to abolish state-sanctioned whippings and will now remove what's likely its last whipping post displayed on public property.
  • Moogucage
    A whipping post at a public plaza in Delaware was removed to fanfare on Wednesday after historians and activists decried its presence as a reminder of systemic racism and injustice.
  • Goltimuro
    Jul 02,  · GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — An 8-foot tall whipping post was removed from a Delaware county courthouse square Wednesday after activists said the post was a .
  • Kajishura
    Delaware was the last state to abolish the whipping post when it was removed from the Delaware Code in Crimes punishable with whipping included breaking and entering, larceny, arson, and wife beating. The number of lashes ranged between 10 to 60 and depended on the era.
  • Zut
    This whipping post was originally located on the grounds of the Sussex Correctional Institution south of Georgetown. The facility was established in but the exact date when this particular post was installed is unknown. In , the warden donated the post to the division, and it was installed for public display at the state-owned Old.
  • Voodoogrel
    In , the warden of the New Castle County Workhouse, Elmer Leach, described the whipping post as a “barbaric relic of the past.” The last public whipping took place on June 16, It.

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