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A Brief History Of: The NAACP

A little more than 100 years ago, in the midst of a two-day riot, 5,000 spectators gathered in Springfield, Ill., to witness the lynching of two African-American...

"Everyone Knows This Is A Political Lynching"

What do you think of the government crackdown on your family businesses? Everyone knows this is a political lynching. There is no country in the world that...

Books: Frank's Fate

Steve Oney's And The Dead Shall Rise (Pantheon; 742 pages) aspires to be the last word on the notorious Leo Frank lynching. Given all that has come before on the...

Books: The Rule Of Lawlessness

Sometimes the act of forgetting is accomplished through the simple passage of time. Sometimes you have to help it along with a pair of scissors. In the archives...

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