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From Terror to Truth: Unearthing America’s Painful Past of Lynching

From Terror to Truth: Unearthing America’s Painful Past of Lynching

In the complex tapestry of American history, Black communities have consistently navigated experiences of racial violence, whether directly or through the trauma passed down across generations. Dr. Snowden’s talk delves into the harrowing psychology of lynching, a brutal form of terrorism that flourished within a democratic society. Through this lens, we will explore the disturbing questions: How did such an atrocity find acceptance? What factors shaped the minds of those who perpetrated and condoned it? And most importantly, how does this legacy of terror continue to reverberate in the political, economic, and social fabric of our nation today, impacting all Americans?

From Wednesday, February 21, 2024 11:00 AM
to 12:15 PM EST
at CGUS 102.