And the slave cried oh freedom, over me! I would’ve posted the accompanying photos, but they were much too horrifying. Instead I’ve included a lynching map, the dotted areas show where lynchings (hate crimes against African Americans) occurred. In honor of Black History Month, another step on our path toward freedom and equality.
Check out the book, “Why is the Negro Lynched” by Frederick Douglass.
Source: Crisis Magazine February 1922
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