Episode 222: Anti-Lynching at last!



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne discuss the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act of 2022 and the history of lynching in the United States. After catching up (00:30), the hosts discuss “Oh Lawd” news and current events (8:40). They then turn their attention to the topic of the week (36:15) and share their general thoughts on the recent anti-lynching bill (39:00). Next, they discuss the history of lynching (47:45) and the legacy of slavery in the United States (52:50). The hosts also share their approach to leading conversations about lynching in educational settings (56:48), lynching as a form of punishment and oppression (1:00:30), and the disturbing nature of lynching (TRIGGER 1:04:24). Tyrell and Daphne close the episode by having a conversation about Reconstruction era politics (1:10:50) and how systems of oppression evolve over time (1:17:42).

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