July 25, 2011 Slideshows

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Moore's Ford Bridge lynching re-enactment 

Eric Cash
Moore's Ford Bridge, where four African-Americans were dragged from their car and beaten to death.
Eric Cash
The underside of Moore's Ford Bridge still holds sentiments of the day in which two African-American couples, one of which was seven months pregnant, were dragged out of their car, beaten and shot to death.
Eric Cash
A re-enactor holds a rope used in the lynchings.
Eric Cash
Klansmen re-enactors drag the actor playing Roger Malcolm to the field where he would later be shot.
Eric Cash
Eric Cash
The actors head toward the field where the Malcolms and Dorseys were killed.
Eric Cash
The crowd watches in awe at the events unfolding in front of them.
Eric Cash
Eric Cash
The actors playing the Malcolms and Dorseys lay motionless after being tied up, beaten and shot to death.
Eric Cash
The audience pauses for a moment of prayer at the end of the re-enactment.
Eric Cash
The coroner readies the hearse where the Malcoms and Dorseys were loaded and taken to the funeral home.
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Eric Cash
The underside of Moore's Ford Bridge still holds sentiments of the day in which two African-American couples, one of which was seven months pregnant, were dragged out of their car, beaten and shot to death.
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