RE: lynchings

From: Eugene Matusov (
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 05:36:17 PDT

Thanks a lot for the links to lynching photos!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Smagorinsky []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 11:51 AM
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> Subject: Re: lynchings
> see
> 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.
> >
> >Nancy

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