Vulture Judge Lynch Cartoon

Analyze the Cartoon Below and Answer the Questions.


  1. What is happening in this cartoon?
  2. What are the symbols in this cartoon?
  3. What kind of bird is this and what does that imply?
  4. Why are there nooses in this cartoon?
  5. Describe the authors predicted outcome of the case.
  6. Would this cartoon be popular opinion of the case at the time?
  7. Do you think this cartoon would have appeared if the defendants were white? Why or why not?