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“It could have very easily been my grandfather hanging on that same

“It could have very easily been my grandfather hanging on that same tree.” —Tarabu Betseral Kirkland remembering his family friend John Hartfield, who was lynched in 1919 in Ellisville, MS. His family fled the South after experiencing this racial terror. Click link in bio to hear their story, and explore the Legacy of Lynching, an exhibition organized in partnership with @eji_org and @google, now through October 8 @brooklynmuseum.⠀

brooklynmuseum (Brooklyn Museum) shared for #art.