Theories of cover-ups and police violence in black deaths rankle online community

Weeks after a black man was found hanged in an Atlanta park, social media was rife with theories surrounding the circumstances of his death. "Black people don't hang themselves from trees, given our history, if we gonna kill ourselves it's gonna be quick!" Twitter user @taurusk_ posted on July 14. Twitter and Instagram were deluged with posts like that one after the body was discovered.

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