Forgotten Lynching Victims | Mexicans in America

Hushed-up Lynchings During the Jim Crow era, the lynching of African Americans throughout the South was so widespread and so well publicized that it was hard to ignore. Newspaper reporters were among the many spectators, and photographers snapped pictures for the postcards they would sell. Though rare, history teachers, briefly and cautiously, mentioned the lynching of black people. But the second most frequent target of mob violence was avoided by those who report news events, […]

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