From Brooklyn Museum's 'Legacy of Lynching' exhibition. Brooklyn Museum's 'Legacy of Lyn

A Haunting Legacy of Racial Terror: The Thousands of Lynchings That Changed America

Between 1877-1950, public torture and murder of African Americans was common in the South; a project by the Equal Justice Initiative, the Brooklyn Museum and Google uncovers the scope of the horror, and why it's more relevant than ever

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

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