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Claude Neal (?? – 27 October 1934) was a African-American farmhand lynched for allegedly raping and murdering a Caucasian woman. The mob, invited by newspaper and radio ads to a 'lynching party', made him engage in forced autocannibalism as part of the lynching.


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  • Marianna, Daily Times-Courier October 26 1934