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Bailey and Gabriel Publish New Findings on the Migration of Lynch Victims’ Families

Posted: 8/10/2023 (CSDE Research)

CSDE External Affiliates Amy Bailey and Ryan Gabriel, along with Co-authors, have published a new article in Demography examining the relationship between the lynching of African Americans in the southern United States and subsequent county out-migration of the victims’ surviving family members across 5 decades. In the article entitled, “The Migration of Lynch Victims’ Families, 1880–1930”, they use U.S. census records and machine learning methods to identify the place of residence for family members of Black individuals who were killed by lynch mobs between 1882 and 1929 in the U.S. South. Congratulations, Ryan and Amy!

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