Main content
'Spectacle lynching' part of hidden civil rights history

We've all heard the stories of Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, but what do you know about the "spectacle lynching" of Claude Neal?

Listen as Emory Associate Professor of African American Studies Carol Anderson tells the story of horrific abuse in this installment of the video series "The Hidden History of the Quest for Civil Rights." Please note the story contains graphic details.

Anderson shares some of the lesser know instances of racial prejudice in the video series, which is produced in observance of Black History Month.

See the full series:

Recent News