(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden has signed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act into law Tuesday, making lynching a hate crime under federal law. "It was pure terror, to enforce the lie that not everyone -- not everyone belongs in America, not everyone is created equal,"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will sign the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act into law Tuesday, making lynching a hate crime under federal law. Congress failed to pass anti-lynching legislation over 200 times before the bill finally moved forward this year. The bill is the first... Read More.
(VENANGO COUNTY, Pa.) -- The family of a Jamaican immigrant is calling his death a "modern-day lynching" after he was found shot to death on the front lawn of a rural Pennsylvania cabin. Peter Bernardo Spencer, 29, was invited by a co-worker to join him... Read More.
(BRUNSWICK, Ga.) -- Defense attorney Kevin Gough called the homicide trial of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed Black jogger, a "public lynching" of his client -- who is one of three white men accused of chasing and killing Arbery. He claimed that the trial has been... Read More.