Above: Lynchings in the United States, 1882–1969 – Data from the Tuskegee Institute – Max Roser
Segregationist attitudes in the United States, 1942–1997 – Steven Pinker
What has also changed are the goalposts. Race baiters look for ever more minute “micro-aggressions” to keep fanning a sense of resentment that they are determined to keep.
h/t Steven Pinker