Original Author:With Good Reason, a program of Virginia Humanities
Created: May 21, 2019
Anti-Lynching Legislation of 1928
Tom Costa, a professor of history at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, describes three lynchings in Wise County and the creation of Virginia's antilynching legislation in 1928. This audio clip is an excerpt from an interview that originally aired on With Good Reason, a radio program produced by Virginia Humanities and hosted by Sarah McConnell.