Lynching in America

Posted: March 24, 2012 by extremehistory in Uncategorized

The tragedy of the Trayvon Martin case offers an opportunity to revisit a horrific time in our country’s history. The website Without Sanctuary displays a collection of postcards, photos and souvenirs from the days of lynching in America. Have we forgotten to teach each subsequent generation the horrors of the last? Do our children and grandchildren understand the world of their parents and grandparents? We always need to remember and teach the horrors of history to insure that it doesn’t repeat.

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