A Lynching in the Heartland-Race and Memory in America by James H. Madison - So begings James H. Madison's Gripping story about a hot summer evening in the Midwest, where three black teenagers, accused of murdering a young white man and raping his white girlfriend, waited for justice in an Indiana jail. As the sun set a mob dragged the three prisoners from the jail to the courthouse square and lynched two of them. No one in Marion was every punished for these murders. This is the story of that horrible night, and how Marion's black and white citizens dealt with the tragedy. New, hard cover.
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