April 5, 2015

April 5, 2015

Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror | Equal Justice Initiative

“EJI researchers documented 3959 racial terror lynchings of African Americans in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia between 1877 and 1950 – at least 700 more lynchings of black people in these states than previously reported in the most comprehensive work done on lynching to date.

A History of Racial Justice | Equal Justice Initiative

This is an interactive timeline presented by the Equal Just Initiative. The timeline dates back from 1610 to 2010 and holds many points of injustice for African Americans.