The picture that inspired the incredibly heartbreaking song "Strange Fruit" Sung by Billie Holiday : Southern trees bear a strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black body swinging in the Southern breeze, Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees. Pastoral scene of the gallant South, The bulging eyes and the twisted mouth, Scent of magnolia sweet and fresh, And the sudden smell of burning flesh!

The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

"STRANGE FRUIT" "During the period 1880 to 1940 lynching had become a common method used by white people to terrorize black people"

Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit  Rare Live Footage of one of the firtst anti rascism songs ever.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4ZyuULy9zs

The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

Strange Fruit-Billie Holiday Rare Live Footage of one of the firtst anti rascism songs ever.

Billie Holiday---first heard Billie Holiday on an 8 Track many moons ago -loved 'Lady sings the Blues'

Strange Fruit is still a song for today

Disco pineapple sculpture (‘Strange Fruits’: Food Transformed Into Gems, Brains, and Rubik’s Cubes) http://www.flavorwire.com/364046/strange-fruits-food-transformed-into-gems-brains-and-rubiks-cubes #Art

‘Strange Fruits’: Food Transformed Into Gems, Brains, and Rubik’s Cubes

German art director Sarah Illenberger sees fruit differently and cleverly created this funky disco ball pineapple. Somehow the dirty yellow combined with the ca

In 1930, 16 year James Cameron narrowly survived a lynching that claimed Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith and inspired the famous song Strange Fruit. He would later  found three chapters of the NAACP, serve as Indiana's State Director of the Office of Civil Liberties and found America's Black Holocaust Museum. Listen to a great NPR interview with him about that harrowing night and his miraculous survival: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129025516

Strange Fruit: Anniversary Of A Lynching

Play Cloths x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Strange Fruit” Pack

Play Cloths x Saucony Shadow 5000 "Strange Fruit" Pack

Strange fruit, un comics hors normes  http://www.ligneclaire.info/waid-jones-comics-47486.html

Strange fruit, un comics hors normes http://www.ligneclaire.info/waid-jones-comics-47486.html

New Book Filled With Rare Black Hollywood Photos Is A Must-Have                                                                                                                                                                                 More

New Book Filled With Rare Black Hollywood Photos Is A Must-Have

vintageblackglamour: “ Actress Jane White in a 1941 photograph by Carl Van Vechten. A 1944 graduate of Smith College, White was the daughter of Civil Rights icon Walter White. White began her.

Kentucky 1908:   Southern trees bear a strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze, Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.

from "Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America" This is a postcard depicting the lynching of Virgil Jones, Robert Jones, Thomas Jones, and Joseph Riley in Russellville, Kentucky in

Ike Turner Presents The Family Vibes - Strange Fruit (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

Ike Turner Presents The Family Vibes - Strange Fruit

Find a Ike Turner Presents The Family Vibes - Strange Fruit first pressing or reissue. Complete your Ike Turner Presents The Family Vibes collection. Shop Vinyl and CDs.

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