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See Professor Sherrilyn Ifill's CNN Interview about Lynching's Enduring Legacy

Nearly 5,000 black Americans were lynched between 1890 and 1960. In her recent book, On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-First Century, School of Law Professor Sherrilyn Ifill traces the ongoing impact of these crimes. In an Oct. 6 CNN interview, Prof. Ifill discussed lynching in reaction to several recent incidents nationwide of nooses being used as symbols of intimidation.


View Prof. Ifill's CNN Interview


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