The History Of Lynching In America Is Worse Than You Think, Says Study

February 11, 2015   // 0 Comments

By Rich McKay   -Reuters via Huff Post Black Voices ATLANTA, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Lynchings in which mobs raided jailhouses to hang, torture and burn alive black men, sometimes leading to public executions in courthouse squares, occurred more often in the U.S. South than was previously known, according to a report released on Tuesday. The slightest transgression could spur violence, the Equal ...

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