How the terror of lynchings in the past haunts us today and our future
The Washington Post
June 27, 2017

“Two years ago, the Equal Justice Initiative, based in Montgomery, Ala., shook us out of our collective historical slumber to force us to reckon with a horrific part of our national past. The organization founded and run by Bryan Stevenson released a report that documented ‘racial terror lynchings’ in 12 Southern states between the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and 1950.’”

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