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An experience at America's "lynching memorial"

In Off the RACE Track I wrote about my wife and I gathering a few people to pray and ask for God’s forgiveness around the stump of the Rutherford County lynching tree (where blacks were hanged by white mobs) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 91 more words

Mary Turner - Tales from Wo-Fan's Land

I listened to the first few podcasts in anticipation of the release of Frank Turner’s No Man’s Land album not quite knowing what to expect. I was intrigued by Turner’s focus on stories of women he believed needed telling. 585 more words

Frank Turner

The National Memorial For Peace And Justice

Roll call of the silenced,
Thousands hung by the neck,
Strangling their voices in death,
Here in America.
Now their names cry out,
From hundreds of metal beams…
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Legal Framework for Mob Lynching in India: A Day Late and a Dollar short

By Pranav Tanwar and Saurabh Pandey 

Southern trees bear strange fruit,
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
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August 4.19


if summer is old enough

and the leaves heavy with heat,

continuo of cicada

tricks me, and,

for so brief an instant,

I am back… 69 more words