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Doctoral candidate in history, Jordan Zdinak, discusses research focusing on the lynching era that occurred due to White men attempting to maintain supremacy over all hierarchies: Racial, gender, and class.  Centering on the lynching of Christopher Davis in Athens, Ohio in 1881 as a case study to analyze common characteristics of lynching across the US, such as white men promulgating racist views about the oversexualization of African American men to create an irrational fear of the Black rapist.

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