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  •  The Oregon state constitution (5+ / 0-)

    prohibited black people from living in Oregon until 1927... given that, I would bet that the last lynching in Oregon happened after 1902...whether acknowledged or not.

    Fear doesn't just breed incomprehension. It also breeds a spiteful, resentful hate of anyone and everyone who is in any way different from you.

    by awesumtenor on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 10:28:36 PM PDT

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