Lynching In America Podcast

By The Equal Justice Initiative

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Equal Justice Initiative has documented the lynchings of over 4,000 African Americans between 1877 and 1950. In this series, hear how this era of racial terror lynchings continues to shape America to this day.

Episode Date
Remembering John Hartfield
00:05:59
Tarabu Betserai Kirkland remembers family friend John Hartfield, who was lynched in 1919 in Ellisville, Mississippi. You can learn more about Mr. Kirkland's story in the documentary he’s making about his mother’s journey at www.100YearsFromMississippi.com.
Jun 01, 2017
Remembering Wes Johnson
00:04:59
James Johnson remembers his relative Wes Johnson, who was lynched in 1937 in Abbeville, Alabama.
Jun 01, 2017
Remembering 30 years on death row
00:06:27
Anthony Ray Hinton reflects on the 30 years he served on death row for a crime he did not commit.
Jun 01, 2017
Remembering Thomas Miles
00:04:51
Luz Myles, Phoebe Dedman, and Shirah Dedman remember the family patriarch, Thomas Miles, who was lynched in Shreveport, Louisiana, in 1912.
Jun 01, 2017
Remembering Fred Croft
00:05:33
Vanessa Croft remembers her Uncle, Fred Croft, who fled Gadsden, Alabama, after a near lynching in the 1930s.
Jun 01, 2017
Remembering Anthony Crawford
00:06:29
Doria Dee Johnson remembers her great-great-grandfather, Anthony Crawford, who was lynched in 1916 in Abbeville, South Carolina.
Jun 01, 2017