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Question 1: More recently, drug dealers and other gang members have been lynched by People Against Gangsterism and Drugs, a ________ vigilante organization.
MosqueMuhammadMuslimIslam

Question 2: [39] There was tremendous controversy when the practice was endorsed by Winnie Mandela, then the wife of the imprisoned Nelson Mandela and a senior member of the ________.
Independent DemocratsAfrican National CongressInkatha Freedom PartyDemocratic Alliance (South Africa)

Question 3: This article incorporates text from the public-domain ________ of 1913. passim
Pope John Paul IICatholic EncyclopediaUnited StatesCatholic Church

Question 4: In addition, many states passed ________ to exempt white illiterates from literacy tests for a limited period.
PennsylvaniaUnited StatesAmerican Civil WarGrandfather clause

Question 5: Necklacing is the ________ and execution of victims by igniting a kerosene-filled rubber tire that has been forced around the victim's chest and arms.
Capital punishmentHuman rightsSlaveryTorture

Question 6: The practice of whipping and necklacing offenders and political opponents evolved in the 1980s during the ________ era in South Africa.
South Africa under apartheidJim Crow lawsRacismRacial segregation

Question 7: Meeropol later said that the photograph "haunted me for days" and inspired his writing the poem "________".
Fine and Mellow (song)Strange FruitNina SimoneBillie Holiday

Question 8: After the 1915 release of the movie ________, which glorified lynching and the Reconstruction-era Klan, the Klan re-formed.
Ku Klux KlanThe Birth of a NationAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Question 9: ________ records of lynchings between the years 1880 and 1951 show 3,437 African-American victims, as well as 1,293 white victims.
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityTuskegee UniversityTalladega CollegeAlabama State University

Question 10: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementCopyrightPublic domainIntellectual property
















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