Lynching

A Biracial 8-Year-Old Was Hung By Group Of White Boys And Cops Refuse To Give Details

A Biracial 8-Year-Old Was Hung By Group Of White Boys And Cops Refuse To Give Details

by Zahara Hill   Sep 11, 2017

A biracial 8-year-old boy was airlifted to a New Hampshire hospital after being hung by a group of white teens. Read More

Let’s Call Police Killings What They Are: Lynchings

Let’s Call Police Killings What They Are: Lynchings

by Madison J. Gray   Aug 12, 2016

My grandmother never spoke much about growing up in the South. She would only say she left because “I didn’t like the laws.” Yes,... Read More

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

by #teamEBONY   Jun 03, 2016

A California Black Lives Matter activist was convicted Thursday of interfering with police officers as they attempted to take a suspect into custody during... Read More

The NYT wrote about lynching by white people without using the word "white"

New York Times Writes About Lynching, Doesn’t Mention White People

by #teamEBONY   Feb 11, 2015

This sort of oversight has also been interpreted as going hand-in-hand with a widespread reluctance to see White supremacy (versus individual racist acts by... Read More

Teen’s Death, Ruled Suicide By Local Officials, Now Being Investigated By FBI As Possible Lynching

Teen’s Death Investigated by FBI

by #teamEBONY   Dec 15, 2014

In August, a Black 17-year-old boy named Lennon Lacy was found dead, hanging by two belts from a swing set in an open field... Read More

Shun Mullins

Black Man Files Complaint, Investigator Replies with…Lynching Story?

by Jezebel   Feb 20, 2014

According to the local NewsChannel5 out of Nashville, Shun Mullins' mother, Dorothy, passed away recently, and according to Mullins, when the Algood Fire Department... Read More

Brian Banks, Wrongly Accused Brothers and Rape Victims

Brian Banks, Wrongly Accused Brothers and Rape Victims

by Mychal Denzel Smith   May 31, 2012

According to a newspaper report, approximately 200 men lynched Ed Roach, a 24 year-old Black man from Reidsville, NC. Roach was being held in... Read More

A NEW STRANGE FRUIT:
Martin’s Murder Takes Us Back

A NEW STRANGE FRUIT:
Martin's Murder Takes Us Back

by Blair L.M. Kelley   Mar 23, 2012

I teach about a terrible time in American history, the turn of the twentieth century. It was time when Black men, women, and children... Read More