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Did this Photograph change history?

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posted on Apr, 29 2009 @ 08:46 AM
Is it possible that this photograph changed history with regard to civil rights and civil liberties in the US, pushing aside any possible conspiracies on the way?
Does the later reference to Mcarthy bear any relevance?
The photograph is shown in the context of the article.

The Incredible Story of Strange Fruit

[edit on 29-4-2009 by seamjay]

[edit on 29-4-2009 by seamjay]

posted on Apr, 29 2009 @ 08:53 AM
I don't know about changing civil rights but sometimes if you do something bad... like shoot two people.. citizens take it into their own hands. In this case it was a mob of people heh. I'm glad the innocent got away without being killed though.

posted on Apr, 29 2009 @ 09:02 AM
did it change history?, it just taught people to be more discreet in their hate.

posted on Apr, 29 2009 @ 02:14 PM
Some excellent points in this article....

We have come a long way but I believe that we still have a long long way to go in terms of individual/social development, understanding, acceptance and eventual peace.

This, however will never be achieved in our current society imo.......we are set up from day one to compete for ever decreasing positions of money is a fight to survive....we are told (over and over) that only a few of our many human skills and capacities are useful - skills that enable us to be working slaves - limiting the human potential from the moment we can understand language.

No-one knows how to fit into such a confused, frustrated, un-natural society /world

Tension both on an individual and national level are inevitable.

Main stream media/religious leaders drum lies into our consciousness ....they tell us that we whole races of people are our mortal enemies, breeding individual and national tension and fear .....truth doesn't feature in the big agenda.....terror, disparity, mistrust, allow us to be controlled and manipulated.

It is not any Governments interest to have harmony, unity and understanding - we may talk / conspire / understand that this is not how we want to live, this world, our lives could be so much better if our elected representatives do not agree to change (which they never would) the only option would be rebellion...claim back the world we want and were born to have, without the lies, corruption, manipulation (on a world wide suffocating all encompassing scale ).....They cannot allow this, so they lie, breed tension, hate and fear and then criminalise anyone who has the audacity to verbally or physically express their fear and confusion.

Understanding and spiritual unity can never flow from people who feel fear, anger, confusion and depression - take a look around,,,we are all under their spell... and the majority of people don't even know it!!

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