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After having spent the last 15yrs researching the violent history of lynchings in America...Im still not recovered from POTUS tweet yesterday

However, I will say this: it is dangerous. Fraudulent fears of violence against whites were often used to *support* #lynchings of AfAms
Lynchings... of African Americans, Mexicans, Indigenous, Chinese, Italians etc were always about POWER. Mostly the intersection of: race power/white supremacy and economic power/capitalism.

The invocation of lynching by the most powerful man in this country is an abomination
I love how twitter mobilized to provide sources to learn more -- so I'll repost some of those here...the first by @monroeworktoday where i sit on an advisory board:

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Lynchings in #pictures
Some of the most infamous #lynchings took place at these historical spots. 1. Sunehree Masjid, Chandni Chowk- Nadir Shah oversees the murder of 36,000 Delhiites from this mosque indiatraveltip.com/delhidiaries/ @OpIndia_com @SwarajyaMag
2. Firoz Shah Kotla- A brahmin is lynched to death by the Sultan because he refused to acknowledge Allah as the Sole god indiatraveltip.com/pleasing-the-g… #travelstories @iamrana @ShilpiTiwari5
3. Naubatkhana, Red Fort- Where many an unfortunate Mughal king was lynched by the Syed brothers indiatraveltip.com/red-fort-delhi…
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