Perhaps you’ve read James Cone’s book The Cross and the Lynching Tree? (that link is to a study guide.) Here is a very powerful version of his argument, done as a reflection on the 75th anniversary of the song Strange Fruit, which was popularized by Billie Holiday.
You can also listen to Billie Holiday’s version here:
Joan Baez composed this song, a reflection on the shooting at Mother Emmanuel Church in Charleston last year. It was then set to animation by Jeff Scher. You can read more about it at the Atlantic Magazine.
A work of the Racial Justice Collaborative in Theological Education