This is one of the many reasons Prophet Noble Drew Ali had to start the Moorish movement in 1913 so these abuses and crimes can stop. Lynching was not started with the hanging of melanated people in the Americas. Europeans hanged or lynch other Europeans also. However here in the Americas, it is mostly known that melanated men, women, children, known as so called Blacks and so called Negros were mostly the targeted victims. Some of the forgotten stories are the ones where melanated women were savagely attacked and this heinous crime was done to them.