The Equal Justice Initiative presents: Lynching in America; Confronting the legacy of racial terrot (with support from Google). Hit scroll arrow at the bottom middle to begin...

Lynching in America

Lynching in America

https://lynchinginamerica.eji.org

This site features painful stories of America’s history of racial injustice. In order to heal the deep wounds of our present, we must face the truth of our past.

These lynchings were public acts of racial terrorism, intended to instill fear in entire black communities. Government officials frequently turned a blind eye or condoned the mob violence.

The effects of racial terror lynchings are still felt today.