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On the Courthouse Lawn, Revised Edition: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-First Century

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On the Courthouse Lawn, Revised Edition: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-First Century - Ifill, Sherrilyn A, and Stevenson, Bryan (Foreword by)
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This exploration of the effects of lynching in the U.S. speaks powerfully to us in these times that have witnessed the creation of the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Nearly five thousand black Americans were lynched between 1890 and 1960, and the effects of this racial trauma continue to resound. Inspired by South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and drawing on techniques of restorative justice, Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and ...

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On the Courthouse Lawn, Revised Edition: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-First Century 2018, Beacon Press

ISBN-13: 9780807023044

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