There are many untold stories about the atrocities of Jim Crow and it’s effects on the black community. One of those stories is this one. A filmmaker decided to venture into the past of his friend, whom he says one day began “sobbing uncontrollably.” The clip appears to be a trailer for a film called “Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed.”
Vertus Hardiman is the subject of this particular film, but there were many more.
You’ve got to see this video and share the story with those who are unaware of their history. African Americans have gone through a kind of strain in America that many say is readily deserving of reparations. One artifact of racism is that these horrors are barely acknowledged by either the American government or the American public.