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How The Police Defeated Lynching Via Torture

How The Police Defeated Lynching Via Torture

Update: 2020-06-253
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Lynching was the sharpest blade in the arsenal of white supremacy for decades, until American police replaced it with the death penalty. In this episode, Prop and Robert trace the evolution of police torture, and how the legacy of 'the third degree' persists in law enforcement to this day. 

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  1. History of the KKK in Oklahoma

  2. Tulsa, Oklahoma, Race Riot

  3. Tulsa Timeline

  4. The Color of the Third Degree: Racism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930–1955

  5. ACCUSED TORTURER JON BURGE DIED LAST WEEK, BUT HIS LEGACY OF BRUTAL, RACIST POLICING LIVES ON IN CHICAGO

  6. CHICAGO POLICE TORTURE: EXPLAINED

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How The Police Defeated Lynching Via Torture

How The Police Defeated Lynching Via Torture

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