The lynchings in the '20's was his inspiration
Unspeakable acts that made front page

from GZA – Luminal Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

I think GZA is referring to the 1920 Duluth lynchings where three African-American men were killed by a mob in the beliefs that they raped a teenage white girl. The judge later found no evidence of this meaning that they were wrongly killed.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1920_Duluth_lynchings

One could hypothesize that the killer was a black man who was angry about these unjust killings on a personal level and sought revenge on random “white-collar” individuals in compensation.

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