Lennon Lacy: A New Generation’s “Strange Fruit”

FULL ARTICLE BY MR. LAMONT LILLY: http://tinyurl.com/l4qe2bc

“The nineteenth century lynch mob cuts off ears, toes and fingers, strips off flesh and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd.”  ~Ida B. Wells
Lennon Lacy did not hang himself; he was lynched!  He did not commit suicide; he was murdered! Capturing the correct language is so critical in this case, which is probably why mainstream media has refused to cover it.  The correct language reflects a history America would rather not share, while “lynching” is a word most Black folk would rather forget.  The harsh reality is that Lennon Lacy, a 17-year-old Black kid from North Carolina was lynched just two months ago.
What happened down there?…

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