Join us Tuesday, March 24, 2015, for the second in a three-part series,
Murder, Mayhem, and Lynching: Constructing Race, Class, and Gender in America
with Dr. Deborah H. Barnes, Associate Professor of English at Jackson State University.
This event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ COFO
located at 1017 John R. Lynch Street on the JSU Campus.
The Furrow of His Brow: The Lost History of Black Lynch Mobs
In this discussion, Dr. Barnes will explore little known lore about African American lynch mobs, which, like their white counterparts, were committed to keeping the peace, insuring communal protection, and establishing standards for acceptable behavior.