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Historical true crime podcast telling the stories of lynching victims in the American South

Historical true crime podcast telling the stories of lynching victims in the American South
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Historical true crime podcast telling the stories of lynching victims in the American South

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English


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Episode 5 Elwood Higginbotham Lafayette County, Mississippi

10/22/2018
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In September of 1935, black sharecropper and union leader, Elwood Higginbotham stood trial for murder in Oxford, Mississippi. The murder of his white neighbor had been a case of self-defense. As a jury deliberated his fate, a white mob stormed the courthouse and kidnapped Elwood Higginbotham. Website: colorlinemurders.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/colorlinecrimes Email: colorlinemurders@gmail.com More about Elwood Higginbotham and efforts to memorialize him Read Kyleen Burke's...

Duration:00:21:20

Episode 1: History of Lynching in America

10/8/2018
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Before you hear stories of victims of color line murders, it's important to understand the history of lynching in America and how lynching became an acceptable act of racial terror in the American South. Website: colorlinemurders.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/colorlinecrimes Email: colorlinemurders@gmail.com Learn more about the history of lynching Read the report "Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror", by the staff of the Equal Justice...

Duration:00:16:00

Episode 3: Rubin Stacy - Broward County, Florida

10/8/2018
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In July of 1935 Rubin Stacy was accused of attacking a white woman. A white mob, that included the local sheriff, lynched Stacy. A photo of the lynching was so disturbing that the NAACP used it in a campaign to call for anti-lynching legislation. Website: colorlinemurders.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/colorlinecrimes Email: colorlinemurders@gmail.com More about this episode The Day They Lynched Reuben Stacey by Bryan Brooks July 17, 1988 | Includes first hand accounts from witness...

Duration:00:18:00

Why a podcast about lynching victims?

9/9/2018
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The answer to the question I've been asked over and over: "Why are you launching a podcast about lynching victims?"

Duration:00:04:33

The Color Line Murders - Coming Soon

8/26/2018
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Historical true crime podcast telling the stories of lynching victims in the American South. Coming soon.

Duration:00:01:20