Letters and Politics

Uncovering A Thousand Racially Motivated Murders 1930-1954

Guest: Margaret Burnham set out in 2007 to travel the country to investigate approximately a thousand unsolved racially motivated murders between 1930 and 1954. She has written a book about it called By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow’s Legal Executioners. She and her assistants have also created an on-line archive dedicated to identifying, classifying, and providing factual information and documentation about anti-Black killings in the mid-century South at www.crrjarchive.org

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