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E.W. Higginbottom, son of Elwood Higginbottom, stands near a marker that was placed near where it is thought that Elwood Higginbottom was lynched, in Oxford, Miss. on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The marker was erected following a ceremony earlier in the day at 2nd Baptist Church. Elwood Higginbottom was lynched in Lafayette County, Miss. on September 17, 1935. (Bruce Newman)