Re: lynchings

From: Peter Smagorinsky (
Date: Wed May 12 2004 - 08:50:52 PDT

At 11:22 AM 5/12/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>There is an exhibit of photographs and postcards of lynchings, with
>people smiling as well as writing notes to family and friends on the
>postcards, at Jackson State University in Mississippi. The collection
>has traveled to a few cities in the US (Atlanta is wehre I saw it), and
>the University is trying to fund a permanent installation. National
>Public Radio did a story on it this weekend; you could likely find the
>interview and some photos on the NPR website.
>Chilling, as is much of the dialogue about how inhuman we can be to
>each other...A connection to one thread of the ongoing conversation on
>this listserv is the dehumanizing of victims, the treatment and viewing
>of them as subhuman.

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