Visit merinews.com
You are here: Photo Gallery
The lynching of young blacks [1930]
black men
By CJ: Rudra Singh | Views: 36559 | Comments: 3
Send as a e-Card | Mail
SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
This is a famous picture, taken in 1930, showing the young black men accused accused of raping a Caucasian woman and killing her boyfriend, hanged by a mob of 10,000 white men. The mob took them by force from the county jailhouse. Another black man was left behind and ended up being saved from lynching. Even if lynching photos were designed to boost white supremacy, the tortured bodies and grotesquely happy crowds ended up revolting many.
Post Comments
Name:  
 
Email:  
 
Comment:  
     
 
     
    Post Comment
Related Photos              more »
CJ: Rudra Singh
View: 17185
CJ: Caisii Mao
View: 9189
CJ: Rudra Singh
View: 36559
CJ: Dr. Lalit..
View: 3859
Other Photos by Rudra Singh more »
Views: 13675
Photos: 3
Views: 14586
Photos: 0
Views: 28334
Photos: 4
Views: 11471
Photos: 0