Lynching Survivor to Returns

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September 19, 2015 by socialaction2014


Thousands gathered to lynch John Hartfield and to terrify black residents who fled.

100 years later, an extraordinary survivor returns.

Mrs. Mamie Lang Kirkland has returned to Mississippi 100 years after she and her family fled a notorious lynching. Her father escaped, but not his friend.

More information here: http://www.eji.org/node/1150

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