The Last Lynching Video

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The Last Lynching Video

  1. How did the Ku Klux Klan use lynching as a form of intimidation in the early twentieth century?

  1. What were the freedom rides? How did the freedom rides help defeat Jim Crow laws in the South?

  1. Describe the conditions faced by freedom riders at the Parchman Farm jail in Mississippi.

  1. Describe Artur Davis’s memories of growing up in Alabama. How was life for African Americans different after the civil rights movement? What challenges did the African American community still face?

  1. Why was it so difficult to pursue a lawsuit against the Ku Klux Klan? How did the lawyers from the Southern Poverty Law Center finally win?

  1. What was the Rosewood Massacre? How did the events of Rosewood shape Lizzie Jenkins’s life?

  1. How did Lizzie Jenkins learn about her family’s involvement in the Rosewood Massacre? What did Jenkins do to preserve the memory of Rosewood and its residents?

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