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By Kerry Segrave

Among 1850 and 1950, at the very least one hundred fifteen girls have been lynched by way of mobs within the usa. the vast majority of those ladies have been black. This ebook examines the phenomenon of the lynching of ladies, a way more infrequent occurence than the lynching of guys. Over an identical hundred 12 months interval coated during this textual content, greater than 1,000 white males have been lynched, whereas hundreds of thousands of black males have been murdered by means of mobs. Of specific value during this exam is the position of race in lynching, fairly the rise within the variety of lynchings of black ladies because the century advanced. info are provided--when available--in an try and shine a mild in this kind of lethal mob violence.

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