In Bladenboro, North Carolina The Lennon Lacy Story Remains Hidden | #BlackLivesMatter on Blog#42

Over two years after his mysterious death, there is no closure in the Lennon Lacy story.

The North Carolina NAACP continues to demand justice in this suspected lynching case. I first reported on this scantily covered story in 2014, here:

Teenager’s mysterious death evokes painful imagery in North Carolina | The Guardian

and here:

‘Suicide’ ruling in #NorthCarolina teen’s death challenged | #LennonLacy | The Guardian

Independent Lens has published a new documentary that follows developments in the last two years and probes Bladenboro, North Carolina’s past as a town full of ugly secrets.

Part I

Part II

Part III

I will continue to update this story.

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