May 1, 2021

The Robert Charles Riots May 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive

The Robert Charles Riots May 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive

This is a sneak peek of our May 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive content.

You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership!

Megan picked another story suggestion from our Patreon Members. Thanks to Jennifer V. for this one, appreciate it babe!

This is the story of the Robert Charles Riots that took place in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1900. Robert Charles was sitting on a porch,  while Black, when he was confronted by police. A city wide manhunt began and race riots, led by white mobs, popped up around the city. A total of 28 people, including Robert Charles, were killed in the riots, more than 50 wounded.

Content warning: police brutality, lynching

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