Lynching in America : confronting the legacy of racial terror /

Documents the Institute's multi-year investigation into lynching in twelve Southern states during the period between Reconstruction and World War II. Our researchers verified 3959 racial terror lynchings of African Americans in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississip...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Equal Justice Initiative (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Montgomery, Alabama : Equal Justice Initiative, [2017]
Edition:Third Edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Secession and Emancipation, 1861-1865
  • Back to Brutality: Restoring Racial Hierarchy Through Terror and Violence
  • Lynching in America: From "Popular Justice" to Racial Terror
  • Enabling an Era of Lynching: Retreat, Resistance, and Refuge
  • Confronting Lynching
  • Trauma and the Legacy of Lynching.