An African-American man is dragged behind a truck by three white men until he is dead in Jasper, east Texas, USA
Jeffrey W. Byrd
Roy T. Anderson, Demore Barnes, John Bayliss, James Bearden
In 1998, a stunning crime thrust Jasper, Texas into the spotlight. What happened on that summer evening - the death of black hitchhiker James Byrd, Jr. by three white men - became a flash-point for the state of race relations in America.