Map of the day

Posted: 10 February 2015 in Uncategorized
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lynchings

The Equal Justice Initiative report, “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror,” reveals a history of racial violence in the United States and finds at least 700 more lynchings—a total of 3,959 African-Americans who were brutally and often publicly killed from 1877 to 1950—than previously recorded in southern states.

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