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Listening Tree Narrative (LT) November 14, 2020 ANATOMY OF A LYNCHING by ROBERT REID-PHARR

We forget at our peril, however, that the American tradition of lynching is both productive and modern.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub November 6, 2020 Holden Matthews: US man jailed for burning historic black churches

A young white man has been jailed for 25 years for burning down three historic black churches in the US state of Louisiana last year. Heavy metal musician Holden Matthews, 23, was also ordered to pay $2.7m (£2.1m) in restitution. He said he had burnt the churches to boost his reputation within his favoured music …

Police (RH) Resources Hub August 27, 2020 Jacob Blake: Teenager arrested over Wisconsin protesters’ deaths

A spokesman for the Wisconsin Professional Police Association told the BBC individuals and groups were exercising their own form of vigilantism.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 3, 2020 What, to the American Slave, is Your 4th of July? – Frederick Douglass

There is not a nation on the earth guilty of practices more shocking and bloody than are the people of the United States

E Encyclopaedia Africana July 27, 2020 Emmett Till

Witnesses passing by said they could hear a young boy’s frightened voice crying out: “Mama, please save me”; “Please, God, don’t do it again.”

Encyclopaedia Africana L July 19, 2020 LATASHA HARLINS

Latasha was 15 years old on March 16, 1991, when she was murdered by a 51 year old shop owner called Soon Ja Du, in South Central Los Angeles, California, USA.

B Encyclopaedia Africana July 19, 2020 Birmingham Church Bombing

acts of racial terrorism, to destabilise the descendants of Africans and delegitimise their efforts to obtain equality.

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