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A terrible blot on American civilization. 3424 lynchings in 33 years ...

Holiday sang her heart out about the inhumanity she experienced as an African American

CREDIT: "A terrible blot on American civilization. 3424 lynchings in 33 years," 1922. Broadsides, leaflets, and pamphlets from America and Europe, Library of Congress. Call Number Portfolio 208, Folder 36.



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