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By Kerry Segrave

among 1850 and 1950, no less than a hundred and fifteen ladies have been lynched by means of mobs within the usa. the vast majority of those girls have been black. This e-book examines the phenomenon of the lynching of girls, a way more infrequent occurence than the lynching of fellows. Over a similar hundred yr interval lined during this textual content, greater than 1,000 white males have been lynched, whereas hundreds of thousands of black males have been murdered via mobs. Of specific significance during this exam is the position of race in lynching, rather the rise within the variety of lynchings of black ladies because the century improved. information are provided—when available—in an try and shine a gentle in this type of lethal mob violence.

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