Wood (2009) stated that mob violence was used by the whites to express their dominances and superiority over the other races mostly the blacks. There was constant fear among the blacks and other minority groups whose lives were lived in constant fears since the whites conceived them as criminals whose actions had to be countered by the collective unity of the white supremacists. Mob violence in America escalated after the proclamation of emancipation especially during the reconstruction period. The southerners were not happy...
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