Book Discussion on Living with Lynching

Korthia Mitchell talked about her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930, in… read more

Korthia Mitchell talked about her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930, in which she discusses the way lynching was depicted in plays and other performances in African-American communities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She argued that these public depictions of lynching helped African-American families understand and survive through that brutal period in American history. Professor Mitchell spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Living with Lynching

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2014
Last Aired:
May 19, 2014

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  • Mar 30, 2014 | 10:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2014 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2014 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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