St. Augustine Record, "Goldie Eubanks, Son Arrested on Murder Charges," November 6, 1963

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Title

St. Augustine Record, "Goldie Eubanks, Son Arrested on Murder Charges," November 6, 1963

Subject

The arrest of NAACP leader Goldie Eubanks

Description

In 1963, St. Augustine was in the throes of the Civil RIghts movement. After protests by Black activists, Ku Klux Klan members would drive through Lincolnville and shoot into Black homes and businesses. This article in the St. Augustine Record details the arrest of Rev. Goldie Eubanks and his son, Goldie Eubanks, Jr. Klan member William David Kinard was one of the men who who drove around Lincolnville, terrorizing the residents, shooting into their homes. On October 25th, 1963, numerous Lincolnville residents shot back, resulting in Kinard's death. It is unknown who shot Kinard, but Eubanks would later be acquitted of his charges. The shooting and subsequent arrest escalated tensions in the already tumultuous city.

Creator

Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center

Source

St. Augustine Record
LMCC Archives

Date

November 6, 1963

Rights

All Rights Reserved to the LMCC

Citation

Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, “St. Augustine Record, "Goldie Eubanks, Son Arrested on Murder Charges," November 6, 1963,” Resilience: Black Heritage in St. Augustine, accessed February 6, 2023, https://blackheritagestaugustine.omeka.net/items/show/49.

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