When most of people think of reenactors, they think of people dressing in costumes, marching across a battlefield while fake cannons go off. But for a few people around Monroe, Georgia, reenactments mean something completely different: a chance to revisit a historic lynching. They reopen this wound every year not to celebrate the crime, but to pressure local law enforcement to reopen a cold case and apprehend the killers who many believe live among them today.
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- Sara Nicks On Forgetting Your Self
- Georgia On Our Mind (The Reenactors)
- Gentleman's Agreement
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- Writers Almanac
- Artist To Watch: Eyvind Kang
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