Lynching Information

Tuskegee University now houses the nation’s most complete record of lynchings occurring in the U.S. during an 86-year period spanning 1882 to 1968. During this time, 4,743 people were lynched — including 3,446 African Americans and 1,297 whites.  Note: Before you begin your work here at the archives, please see Ramzi Rami’s important work on the subject at:

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