In Memory of Brother Leonard Gakinya.  A native from Kenya residing in Springfield, Missouri levitating on October 2, 2002 to rest easy with the ancestors.  Age 27.
Lynchings in America
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Several sites refer to that I felt it unnecessary to list sites that will wind up taking you to the same place.  So here are a few links that I find to provide broad information to help you begin your own, deeper research.  And like they say, "a picture is worth a thousand words."  So look at the pictures on and then look at the picture of Brother Leonard Gakinya and then try to tell me that this was not a LYNCHING!

Without Sanctuary-Photographs and postcards of America's Lynchings of lynching

Willie Lynch Speech on the Making of a Slave.  Questions have been raised as to whether this man actually existed.  Either way, the speech hauntingly depicts the creation and the continuation of the Black slave mentality.  The term lynching could have been derived from this gentleman's last name.

A mob lynches three black men in Duluth

Lynchings in Pennsylvania


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