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Graphic Design Company Insists 'Hanging Tree' Ad Was Not About Race

Graphic Design Company Insists ‘Hanging Tree’ Ad Was Not About Race

by Aura Bogado on February 17 2015, 4:09PM

Seasalt & Co. writes that “seeing the noose wasn’t meant to think of a certain race being hung. It was left empty to represent that we refuse to be judged and hung in a non [literal] sense.”

Topics: Media, /NOW

Graphic Design Company in Hot Water Over Noose Ad

Graphic Design Company in Hot Water Over Noose Ad

by Aura Bogado on February 16 2015, 3:46PM

Seasalt & Co. to social media commenters: ‘If you feel your rights are being violated, please contact the civil rights department with your concerns.’

Topics: Media, /NOW

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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