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Lynch

(linch),
Henry T., 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Lynch syndrome.
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Authorities have now decided to take a tough stance against all those involved making incidents or content about mob lynchings go viral on social media.
I am against lynching and I am sure our Prime Minister will stop lynching incidents in the country," Bose told ANI here.
Outraged by the non-stop incidents of this heinous crime, then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra ruled that the Parliament must create a separate section of offence for lynching and provide adequate punishment for the same.
Lynchings were frequently advertised in newspapers and held in prominent public spaces in front of thousands of white people, including children.
("Source" 176-77) By making the victim of lynching more sympathetic, Dreiser succeeds in transforming a sensational report into a tragic work of fiction.
This multi-year investigation looked into lynching in twelve Southern states during the period between Reconstruction and World War II and verified 3959 racial terror lynchings of African Americans in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia between 1877 and 1950 -- at least 700 more lynchings of Black people in these states than previously reported in the most comprehensive work done on lynching to date.
From the first lines of the introduction, Cone bids his readers to juxtapose the cross of Jesus Christ and the lynching tree.
The scholarship on lynching has exploded in the last two decades.
The Montgomery-based nonprofit discovered 700 more lynchings took place between 1877 and 1950 than historians had believed.
Lynching beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence outside the South, edited by Michael J.