Charles Chesnutt explores the injustices that slavery created in this excellent short story about the actions of a decent and brave lawman, as he refuses to allow his neighbours to hang an Afro-American suspected of committing murder in a small town after the American Civil War. However, the man has a secret in his past that the crime is about to reveal (5,000 words)
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