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Behind the Police: How The Police Defeated Lynching Via Torture

Behind the Police: How The Police Defeated Lynching Via Torture

Lynching was the sharpest blade in the arsenal of white supremacy for decades, until American police replaced it with the death penalty. In this episode, Prop and Robert trace the evolution of police torture, and how the legacy of 'the third degree' persists in law enforcement to this day.  FOOTNOTES: History of the KKK in Oklahoma Tulsa, Oklahoma, Race Riot Tulsa Timeline The Color of the Third Degree: Racism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930–1955 ACCUSED TORTURER JON BURGE DIED LAST WEEK, BUT HIS LEGACY OF BRUTAL, RACIST POLICING LIVES ON IN CHICAGO CHICAGO POLICE TORTURE: EXPLAINED Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration: 1 hr 35 min

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