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Lynching

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Lynching

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The Great Debaters (9/11) Movie CLIP - Midnight Lynching (2007) HD

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NC man tells his story after surviving an attempted lynching in 1952

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The Lynching of Private James Neely

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Lynchings in Mexico: When angry mobs act as judge, jury and executioners

Lynching is a premeditated extrajudicial killing by a group. It is most often used to characterize informal public executions by a mob in order to punish an alleged transgressor, convicted transgressor, or to intimidate a group. It can also be an extreme form of informal group social control, and it is often conducted with the display of a public spectacle for maximum intimidation. Instances of lynchings and similar mob violence can be found in every society.
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