Lynching in the United States  

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Lynching, the practice of killing people by extrajudicial mob action, occurred in the United States chiefly from the late 18th century through the 1960s. Some today will argue that lynching continues as a practice veiled under the mask of police brutality and less publicized vigilantisms.

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