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Interactive Map Catalogs a History of Collective Violence Against Black Communities

(Slate) – Here’s a map put together by historian Liam Hogan, with help from five co-conspirators. Hogan and his group are trying to track past instances of what they call “collective punishment”—racial violence (“mob violence, riots, and pogroms”) meant to terrorize black communities. Importantly, the group distinguishes between lynchings—which a report issued earlier this year […]