SOURCE: The New Yorker
The Debate Renews: Show Images Victims of Mass Killings in the Press?
by Jelani Cobb
Mamie Till's decision to place her son's open casket in the national media shone a light on Jim Crow atrocities, but it's unclear that showing the victims of gun massacres – even children – is making any difference. Photos of hundreds of lynching victims only encouraged their killers.
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