"I Investigate Lynchings" - Walter F. White - American Mercury

"I Investigate Lynchings" - Walter F. White - American Mercury

by: Walter F. White | publication date: January 1, 1929 | Publication: American Mercury | volume: 16 | pages: p. 81

"Nothing contributes so much to the continued life of an investigator of lynchings and his tranquil possession of all his limbs as the obtuseness of the lynchers themselves."

From the precede: "Walter White, born of African-American ancestry and raised in Atlanta, investigated lynchings and race riots for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). From 1931 until his death in 1955 he served as the organization's executive secretary (director).

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