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ᥛ digital The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan ᦗ Kindle Author Laurence Leamer ᦪ ᥛ digital The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan ᦗ Kindle Author Laurence Leamer ᦪ Americas unaddressed history of lynching and racial violence has left this nation vulnerable to horrific hate crimes, none devastating than what is documented in this compelling book We ignore Laurence Leamers account at our peril Bryan Stevenson, author of the New York Times bestseller Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption Gripping and relevant People Stirring O, the Oprah Magazine Powerful engrossing and a pertinent reminder of the consequences of organized hatred Kirkus Reviews starred review Leamer infuses his tale with the drama of a popular novel Washington Post For decades, Morris Dees has fearlessly demolished White Supremacist hate groups with his legal cunning Laurence Leamer does a wonderful job in The Lynching describing how Dees put the KKK out of business This legal thriller is destined to become a major motion picture Highly recommended Douglas Brinkley, author of The Great Deluge Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Leamer has deftly told the tragic story of the 1981 lynching of Michael Donald and the long campaign of civil rights activist Morris Dees to use unprecedented legal tactics to cripple the modern Ku Klux Klan A narrative as powerful as any novelist could imagine Dan T Carter, author of The Politics of Rage George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics A deftly researched history of the civil rights movement Today, the Klan still exists The Lynching reminds us why that matters BookPage Leamer deftly translates the historical record into a tense courtroom drama Atlanta Journal Constitution The Lynching reveals truths that few people know and everyone should The extraordinary story of Morris Dees, a uniquely American hero, fighting for and winning vengeance and justice in the courts Arthur Bryant, Chairman, Public JusticeIn March 1981, Henry Hays and James Knowles, members of the United Klans of America, the largest and most dangerous Klan organization in the United States, picked up nineteen year old Michael Donald on the streets of Mobile, Alabama They were seeking retaliation after a largely black jury failed to convict a black man accused of murdering a white policeman Hays and Knowles beat Donald, cut his throat, and left his body hanging from a tree branch in a racially mixed residential neighborhood Arrested, charged, and convicted, Hays was sentenced to deaththe first time in than half a century that the state of Alabama had given that penalty to a white man for killing a black man.Morris Dees, the cofounder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, saw the case as an opportunity to file a lawsuit against the UKA His colleagues said his lawsuit was impossible to win and a folly But Dees had heard that before On behalf of Michaels grieving mother, Mrs Beulah Donald, Dees filed a first of its kind civil suit and charged the Klan organization and its leaders with conspiracy He proceeded to put the Klan leaders on trial, which produced some of the most audacious testimony of any civil rights caseas well as a stunning and precedent setting verdict Dees destroyed the UKA and created a weapon that the SPLC used time and again against other racist organizations.The Lynching is a suspenseful true story that takes us into the heart of darkness, but in the end shows that Michael Donald and other civil rights martyrs did not die in vain. 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    • The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan
    • 4.2
    • 418
    • $0.00
    • 372 pages
    • Laurence Leamer
    • English
    • 21 July 2017

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