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FBI Will Investigate Lennon Lacy's Hanging Death in North Carolina

FBI Will Investigate Lennon Lacy’s Hanging Death in North Carolina

by Carla Murphy on December 15 2014, 11:11AM

Family speculates their son may have been lynched.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

North Carolina Family Wants Feds to Investigate Black Teen's Hanging Death

North Carolina Family Wants Feds to Investigate Black Teen’s Hanging Death

by Carla Murphy on December 12 2014, 12:58PM

Local Bladenboro officials ruled the hanging of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy a suicide. His family and the local NAACP are asking if he was lynched.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Actress Khandi Alexander Discovers Racial Violence Victim in Her Family Tree

Actress Khandi Alexander Discovers Racial Violence Victim in Her Family Tree

by Carla Murphy on October 14 2014, 1:01PM

Grandfather Joshua Masters, 25, may’ve been killed in 1935 in Jacksonville.

Topics: History, /NOW

Trayvon Martin and the Deadly Legacy of Vigilantism

Trayvon Martin and the Deadly Legacy of Vigilantism

by Jamilah King on March 20 2012, 10:33AM

A historian’s new look at the legacy of lynching, and its enduring relevance today.

Topics: Criminal Justice, History, Trayvon Martin

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