“All Over Now”

  • James H. Madison


A 1931 report titled Lynchings and What They Mean concluded that “after a time, the ‘best citizens’ usually come to feel that ‘it is all over now, and the sooner it is forgotten, the better for the community.”‘1 Neither for Flossie Bailey nor for James Cameron was the Marion lynching over.


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