100 Years of Lynchings
A factual account taken from an array of newspaper articles recalling racial atrocities spanning from 1880 through 1960. The first publication was set to mark the centennial of the Civil War.
“NEW YORK SUN, AUG. 16, 1921 2nd Lynch Mob Desecrates Body of First Mob Victim Coolidge, Tex., Aug. 16—Alexander Winn, A Negro, was hanged by a mob yesterday at Datura. He had been accused of assaulting a seven year old girl. Today his body was burned after another mob had stormed the funeral parlor where it had been taken.” Includes a listing of names of 5,000 black men lynched in the United States from as early as 1859. TD
Publisher: Black Classic
Paperback: 270 pages