How the Jim Crow South Encouraged Racial Policing by Those with ‘No Legal Authority’

Professor Margaret Burnham talks to News@Northeastern about her new book, “By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow’s Legal Executioners,” and her hope that it will “make visible this living history for the communities that have been touched by it, in whatever way is best suited to engage in discourse and memorialization and repair.”

Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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