lynching

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“When I’m in Nigeria, I find myself looking at the passive, placid faces of the people standing at the bus stops. They are tired after a day’s work, and thinking perhaps of the long commute back home, or of what to make for dinner. I wonder to myself how these people, who surely love life, who surely love their own families, their own children, could be ready in an instant to exact a fatal violence on strangers.”

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An exposé of extralegal killing.

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On the 1934 lynching of Claude Neal, and the Florida town that kept the identity of those responsible a secret.