On a scorching summer time evening in 1930, 3 black kids accused of murdering a tender white guy and raping his female friend waited for justice in an Indiana detention center. A mob dragged them from the detention center and lynched of them. nobody in Marion, Indiana was once ever punished for the murders. during this gripping account, James H. Madison refutes the preferred notion that lynching used to be limited to the South, and clarifies twentieth century America's painful encounters with race, justice, and memory.

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