Lynchings Are Still Alive and Kickin’

The lynching of Ahmaud Arbery

Wiki Commons: Reads: “This is the Barbecue we had last night my picture is to the left with a cross over it your son Joe.”

Lynchings aren’t a wrinkle in time. They’re present day.

Lynching postcards were all the rage in the early 19th century. The postcard above depicts the live burning of Will Stanley in Temple, Texas. The sender refers to it as a “barbecue we had last night.”