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The Evil of Lynching, Exposed

In Abbeville, South Carolina next Saturday, a historical marker honoring the life of an African American man lynched 100 years ago for challenging a white man who was cheating him out of competitive prices for crops delivered will be unveiled…in the Abbeville town square. While some native whites in the area are not pleased, the event calling to memory this event is part of a larger effort underway to bring to light the phenomenon of lynching and its effect on African Americans and, ironically, white society as well, something that many believe can and should no longer be swept under the carpet.
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