“Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror” unflinchingly explores America’s brutal history of lynching and provides a powerful history lesson, using individual stories that show, despite “emancipation,” thousands of African Americans were brutally murdered in this country in the name of the White supremacist status quo.

When America thinks about some of its greatest newspapers, publications like the New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal come to mind. But, The Chicago Defender should also be on that list. It was certainly one of the most influential papers of the 20th century.

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Rev. William Barber and his co-author, Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss their new book, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement.