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Strange Fruit – Voices of a Lynching

The images coming out of Ferguson, MO this summer have reminded us of another upsetting image of race in America. It’s a photograph that was taken just a few hours from Ferguson, but eight decades ago…and it inspired the Billie Holiday song, Strange Fruit.

Listen to our story (and be advised that it is disturbing.)

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