by Bob Avakian
April 4, 2022
These four words are: POSTCARDS OF THE LYNCHINGS.
If you don’t know, find out.
Don’t look away, or make excuses.
Answer these basic questions:
When was this country ever a “great democracy” and “shining light of freedom”?
During the long period of slavery?
During the 100 years after that of lynching—and postcards of the lynchings?
Or now?—since the1960s more Black people killed by police than all those lynched in the 100 years before.
When will you face the truth?