Lynching

The family of Otis Byrd, the man who was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi last month, has hired a well-renowned medical examiner to…

UPDATE: 5:30 P.M. EST The¬†Claiborne County branch of the NAACP has announced that the man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi is 54-year-old¬†Otis Byrd.…

Few crimes raise the ire in African-Americans more than the outlawed practice of lynching. Used primarily as a tool of justice and to incite fear…

NEW YORK-A display in a Manhattan Baby Gap is causing controversy due to its eerie resemblance to a “lynching tree.” RELATED: Racial anti-abortion billboard pulled down amid outrage from Black leaders Gawker reports: We’ve emailed Gap for some clarification, and we’ll update with their reply. The photo raised much outrage among Facebook commenters when it […]