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Lynch

(linch),
Henry T., 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Lynch syndrome.
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What Virtue There is in Fire: Cultural Memory and the Lynching of Sam Hose, by Edwin T.
Across the Road from the Barbecue House" uncovers the immediate appropriation of the facts of Hose's lynching to polemical debate: a New York Herald investigator accepted the story offered by white authorities nearly at face value, while Ida B.
Escalating racial violence, specifically the surge in lynchings following the war, indicated that those rights and freedoms would not be granted magnanimously.
Du Bois placed lynchings within another Christo-drama, where Jesus the messiah is black.
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America by James Allen, Hilton Als, John Lewis and Leon F.
The lessons about race, trust, violence and community will live on, even as the names of the participants and the details of the lynchings fade from memory.
Supporters of particular lynchings often argued that the legal system failed to protect citizens and that the lengthy process of trying an accused too often resulted in the offender being released on a technicality.
Hartley, an assistant professor of communications at Penn State University, ends her documentary with a cautionary note, making the uncomfortable analogy between the lynchings of the past and the injustices of the justice system today: as she notes, while lynchings no longer occur, the hostility of the act is embedded in our judicial system, particularly the capital punishment system.
52) Typical of so many lynchings at this time, both the sheriff and the chief of police claimed to have no clues as to the identity or size of the murderous mob.
There are mob lynchings happening here and nothing is being done
There have been more lynchings each year in the past, compared to the total lynching incidents that have happened during our three-year-long tenure," the BJP leader said.