The remains of a black family’s residence at Ninth and Madison streets in Springfield, Ill. after rioters stormed the area.
The remains of a black family’s residence at Ninth and Madison streets in Springfield, Ill. after rioters stormed the area. Virgil Davis Collection
The remains of a black family’s residence at Ninth and Madison streets in Springfield, Ill. after rioters stormed the area. Virgil Davis Collection

1908 race riot in Springfield led to the creation of the NAACP

August 12, 2018 06:13 PM