Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Lynching Map: Tuskegee Institute's data on lynching from 1900-1931.

This map, compiled using data gathered by the Tuskegee Institute, represents the geographic distribution of lynchings during some of the years when the crime was most widespread in the United States. Tuskegee began keeping lynching records under the direction of Booker T. Washington, who was the institute's founding leader.
More at Slate

1 comment:

John Farrier said...

I read Washington's autobiography last year. It was fascinating.