For her new documentary, Lynching Postcards: Token Of A Great Day, filmmaker Christine Turner examined hundreds of black-and-white photographs that show how organized these events were and included chilling messages that shared the experience with those who weren't there. The postcard above shows the crowd at the lynching of Henry Smith in Paris, Texas, in 1893. Photo by J.L. Mertins/Library of Congress

Christine Turner, the filmmaker behind the short documentary, Lynching Postcards: ‘Token of A Great Day,’ talks about her film and its present-day resonance.

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