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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4B

44. L. E. Blackley, “Negro Outrage No Excuse for Lynching,” Forum (November 1893): 300-02.

Condemnation of lynching. “The brief and bloody code of lynch-law, translated into plain language, reads thus: ‘Let past crime be met with present crime in other that future crime may be prevented.’ Its principle is to check crime by the commission of crime. Can any civilization stand this?”