Eula Biss Time And Distance Overcome Summary

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Not one time in my 18 years have I heard of the term "lynching". It wasn't until reading the article "Time and Distance Overcome" that it gave me some insight to what colored people went through. I wouldn't forget being taught something so horrendous; it would cling to me, just as it has now. Eula Biss shows no mercy when describing the fatal accounts of lynchings that took place all around America during 1876. Targeted black men were hanged, burned, shot repeatedly, mobbed and burned, stoned with bricks, covered in coal oil and burned, Slit at the throat, stabbed and left the knife inside their bodies, cut into pieces, cut down half alive, beaten with clubs, legs being broken and arms curled up and blacken, while they hung from a telephone

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