Interactive Map Catalogs a History of Collective Violence Against Black Communities
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Interactive Map Catalogs a History of Collective Violence Against Black Communities

(Slate) – Here’s a map put together by historian Liam Hogan, with help from five…

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Attorney Feels Driven to Solve 1940 Slaying of NAACP Member
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Attorney Feels Driven to Solve 1940 Slaying of NAACP Member

Lucas L. Johnson II, ASSOCIATED PRESS     BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man in…

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Deaths Of Unarmed Black Men Revive ‘Anti-Lynching Plays’
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Deaths Of Unarmed Black Men Revive ‘Anti-Lynching Plays’

Hansi Lo Wang, NPR   NEW YORK (NPR.com) — An obscure but riveting genre of…

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History of Lynchings in the South Documents Nearly 4,000 Names
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History of Lynchings in the South Documents Nearly 4,000 Names

DALLAS (New York Times) — A block from the tourist-swarmed headquarters of the former Texas…

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FBI Reviews Hanging Death of Black Teenager
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FBI Reviews Hanging Death of Black Teenager

Martha Waggoner, ASSOCIATED PRESS   BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — The black teenager was found in…

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