Lynching in america
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100 photographs that changed the world by life - the
Lynching 1930 a mob of 10,000 whites took sledgehammers to the county jailhouse doors to get at these two young blacks accused of raping a white girl; the girl’s uncle saved the life of a third by proclaiming the man’s innocence.
At the hands of persons unknown: the lynching of black
Winner of the southern book critics circle award for nonfiction this extraordinary account of lynching in america, by acclaimed civil rights historian philip dray, shines a clear, bright light on american history’s darkest stain—illuminating its causes, perpetrators, apologists, and victims.
Without sanctuary: lynching photography in america
The tuskegee institute records the lynching of 3,436 blacks between 1882 and 1950. this is probably a small percentage of these murders, which were seldom reported, and led to the creation of the naacp in 1909, an organization dedicated to passing federal anti-lynching laws.
Lynching of jesse washington - simple english wikipedia
Jesse washington was lynched in waco, texas, on may 15, 1916. washington was a teenage african american who worked on a farm. the event became a well-known example of racially motivated lynching.
Remembering mary turner
This shares information about the 1918 lynching rampage in south georgia.
‘waco horror’ at 100: why jesse washington’s lynching
Mary pearson doesn’t need to be reminded of jesse washington’s lynching.
A lynching memorial is opening. the country has never seen
A lynching memorial is opening. the country has never seen anything like it. the national memorial for peace and justice, opening thursday in montgomery, ala., is dedicated to victims of white
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