American Terror

April 12, 1996 Jackson, MS 

Apparently inspired by his reading of a neo-Nazi tract, Larry Wayne Shoemake kills one black man and wounds seven other people, including a reporter, during a racist shooting spree in a black neighborhood in Jackson, Miss. As police close in on the abandoned restaurant he is shooting from, Shoemake, who is white, sets the restaurant on fire and kills himself. A search of his home finds references to “Separation or Annihilation,” an essay on race relations by neo-Nazi National Alliance leader William Pierce, along with an arsenal of weapons that includes 17 long guns, 20,000 rounds of ammunition, and countless military manuals.

From:
The Second Wave: Return of the Militias
Southern Poverty Law Center Special Report

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One Response

  1. I bet most flyers of the Stars-n-Bars are mighty proud of this martyr.

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