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Local view: Duluth proved lynchings could happen anywhere

Published 06/15/2013, Duluth News Tribune

During 37 years in Duluth I have noted some here seem to consider the area intellectually and morally superior to places in the South, such as my native Kentucky. I especially questioned such assumptions when I learned of the Duluth lynchings. I had never before heard of a lynch mob taking a suspect away from police custody.

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