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Joyce Ladner Used Her Stories to Raise Awareness of the Civil Rights Movement. Now, She’s Telling Them in a New Way

Joyce Ladner was on stage at the 1963 March on Washington. Her memories of the day are preserved in an AI-enabled, voice-activated interview

lynching - Time
9:00am PST - February 27th, 2020

Rep. Bobby Rush: Congress was 'determined' to pass bill that makes lynching a hate crime

After nearly 200 previous failed votes, the House overwhelmingly approved legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime. Congressman Bobby Rush sponsored the bill and joined Stephanie Ruhle to talk about this historic moment.

lynching - MSNBC
7:42am PST - February 27th, 2020

US House passes anti-lynching law over 100 years after first attempt

The House bill follows 200 failed attempts in the past century to pass anti-lynching legislation.

lynching - BBC News
6:35am PST - February 27th, 2020

US House passes landmark anti-lynching law

The House bill follows 200 failed attempts in the past century to pass anti-lynching legislation.

lynching - BBC News
6:35am PST - February 27th, 2020

After more than 100 years, the House passed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act

AP The US House of Representatives passed an anti-lynching bill on Wednesday that would make lynching a federal crime. The bill still needs to be passed in the US Senate and signed by the president to become law. The bill was named after Emmett Till, a 14-yea…

lynching - Business Insider
10:48pm PST - February 26th, 2020

Congress makes lynching a federal crime, 65 years after Emmett Till

Congress previously failed to pass anti-lynching legislation nearly 200 times, starting with a bill introduced in 1900 by North Carolina Rep. George Henry White, the only black member of Congress at the time.

lynching - NBC News
6:00pm PST - February 26th, 2020

Lynching finally made federal crime 65 years after Emmett Till's murder

The House of Representatives passes the bill in a 410-to-four vote

lynching - Independent
3:28pm PST - February 26th, 2020

Congress Approves Legislation Designating Lynching a Federal Hate Crime After 120 Years of Defeats

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated.

lynching - Time
12:24pm PST - February 26th, 2020

Emmett Till bill making lynching a federal crime passes House

The Emmett Till bill to make lynching a federal hate crime passed the House.

lynching - ABC News
12:20pm PST - February 26th, 2020

Congress makes lynching a federal crime, 65 years after Emmett Till

Congress previously failed to pass anti-lynching legislation nearly 200 times, starting with a bill introduced in 1900 by North Carolina Rep. George Henry White, the only black member of Congress at the time.

lynching - NBC News
12:12pm PST - February 26th, 2020

It Took 120 Years But the U.S. Just Made Lynching a Federal Hate Crime

Only four members of the House voted against the bill.

lynching - Vice News
12:08pm PST - February 26th, 2020

It Took 120 Years But the U.S. Just Made Lynching a Federal Hate Crime

Only four members of the House voted against the bill.

lynching - Vice News
12:08pm PST - February 26th, 2020

'It is never too late to do the right thing': House passes federal anti-lynching bill

"Lynching was a blot on the history of America,” says Steny Hoyer.

lynching - Politico
11:54am PST - February 26th, 2020

House to vote on bill to make lynching a federal crime

The bill is named for Emmett Till, a black teenager brutally murdered in a racist attack in 1955.

lynching - CBS News
9:13am PST - February 26th, 2020

House to take historic vote to make lynching a federal crime

Lawmakers will take a historic vote on Wednesday when the House of Representatives takes up legislation to make lynching a federal crime.

lynching - CNN
3:01am PST - February 26th, 2020

House to vote on legislation making lynching a federal crime

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are set to cast a historic vote this week to designate lynching as a federal crime.

lynching - CNN
2:36pm PST - February 24th, 2020

Lawyers’ association sees ‘sinister’ design behind CAA, NPR, NRC

IAL pledges support to any movement to save nation

lynching - The Hindu
9:37am PST - February 24th, 2020

Zambia deploys troops to quell gas attacks by criminal gangs

The attackers spray a gas that makes their targets dizzy, according to local media reports.

lynching - Al Jazeera English
7:03am PST - February 14th, 2020

The Toxic, Hidden History of a Black Man Castrated in a Small Texas Town

Almost 80 years after a brutal castration in a Texas town fueled by bigotry, residents’ strident opinions show that race remains front and center.

lynching - Vice News
7:43am PST - February 13th, 2020

Mehbooba Mufti was working with separatists: Public Safety Act dossier

PSA file cites pro-militant tweets; public speeches made by Ms. Mufti and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in defence of Articles 370 and 35A are also listed.

lynching - The Hindu
11:19am PST - February 7th, 2020

Why I Quit Being a Climate Activist

The climate movement is overwhelmingly white. So I walked away.

lynching - Vice News
7:38am PST - February 6th, 2020

Michigan State University apologizes amid backlash for 'inappropriate and insensitive' gift shop display with dolls of notable black figures hanging from trees

Michigan State University issued an apology after a student found dolls of notable black people hanging from strings on trees in a gift shop. The student, Krystal Davis-Dunn, said "these images evoke a visceral experience." University officials noted that emp…

lynching - Business Insider
1:01pm PST - February 3rd, 2020

6 Films to Watch for Black History Month, Recommended by an Expert

Jacqueline Stewart, Turner Classic Movies' first black host, recommends six films that share a "concern for trying to tell the truth about the African-American experience"

lynching - Time
9:00am PST - January 31st, 2020

Censorship claims emerge as TikTok gets political in India

A TikTok influencer says his videos on Hindu-Muslim unity have triggered censorship on the app.

lynching - BBC News
4:34pm PST - January 30th, 2020

Hudson: Democrats Decry Trump’s ‘Lynching’ Tweet, Ignore Their Party’s History of Lynchings

Whatever evil lynchings evoke -- the extrajudicial massacre of thousands of blacks and whites in America by hanging -- is a legacy of cold blooded murder. And it's barbarism that belongs almost exclusively to the Democrat Party.

lynching - Breitbart News
10:08am PDT - October 23rd, 2019