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1930s anti-lynching poem written by Meeropol, put to music and made famous by Billie Holiday. Provides possible basis for the name of hip hop group "Strange fruit project.
"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."

Meeropol, 1939
#lynching #billie holiday #meeropol #strange fruit project #soul clap
av Jonathan Eakle 12 september 2007
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