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The lynching of Edward Coy in Texarkana (Miller County); February 20, 1892. Suspected of raping a white woman (though some accounts hold that they were in a consensual relationship), Coy was burned to death in front of a massive crowd. It was one of the first such “spectacle” lynchings in the state.
Courtesy of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System

Coy, Edward (Lynching of)
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