How America’s legacy of lynching still affects Black Voters

Southern trees bear a strange fruit,
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.

Strange Fruit, Billie Holiday

This Map Shows Over a Century of Documented Lynchings in the United States
Mapping the history of racial terror

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