peace and hotep,
ayinde, not only were these horrifying rituals were photographed and the images made into souvenir postcards,
they were sent by the u.s mail until section thirty-eight hundred and ninety-three of the revised statutes of the united states was amended by adding
"and the term 'indecent' within the intentment of this section shall include matter of a character tending to incite arson, murder, or assassination",
referring to matter excluded from mails. r.s. sec.3893, p.758 amended sixtieth congress. sess.1. ch.206. 1908.
however, business owners vehemently displayed postcards and pieces of flesh within their establishment as tools of 'though control'.
what is interesting is the lack of the due process of law and poor peoples subjection to mob rule in most of the photographs. each person witnessing these lynchings were and are accessories to murders. some are still alive and carrying own that same old inciteful rhetoric of terrorism.