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Is this a new wave of lynchings by white vigilantes and the police?


<b>Is this a new wave of lynchings by white vigilantes and the police?</b>In May 2020, the bodies of five people of color were discovered hanging from trees.
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The police have ruled all of these deaths suicides with little to no investigation, yet the families and community members disagree. They have reasons to believe these hangings are a product of a new wave of lynchings by white vigilantes and the police.  The official cause of these hangings echoes the history of the lynching era. In Palmdale, California, hundreds protested to demand an investigation into the death of Robert Fuller, 24, a Black man found hanging from a tree near city hall. It's hard to believe that Robert Fuller hung himself in front of the biggest American flag in town, right in front of the city hall, around the corner from the sheriff's department, across from a fire department and that no camera footage of the incident is available. Palmdale has a history of lynching and has recently been the site of noose displays and KKK flyers. In total, in less than one month, five black people have been found hanging from trees, in California, Georgia, New York, Oregon and Texas. 

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