lynching

A tweet aimed at Qasim Rashid, a Muslim lawyer running for a seat in Virginia's state Senate, amounts to a felony, prosecutors say.
An HBO documentary about Bryan Stevenson sounds an urgent call to examine the nation's past, from slavery to lynching.
When conservative Christians would rather see LGBTQ people lynched than their rights protected, we have a serious problem.
The Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver said he's worried that this means queer Americans could be granted more rights under federal law.
“Lynching is a dark and despicable aspect of our nation’s history,” said Sen. Kamala Harris. “We must acknowledge that fact lest we repeat it.”
The Mississippi senator has been heavily criticized for her remark about a ”public hanging.”
The Republican is facing a runoff later this month against Democrat Mike Espy, who is black.
Melissa McKinnies found the body of her 24-year-old son, Danye Jones, hanging from a tree last month.
They’re distorting history and trying to avoid accountability.
Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.) said he did not endorse the ads, which were paid for by a PAC called Black Americans for the President's Agenda.
It was true when Emmett Till was lynched, and it's true today.
The 14-year-old Till was brutally beaten and shot for allegedly making sexual advances against a white woman who has since recanted her story.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice draws a line from the slavery and lynching of the past to the criminal justice system of today.
She forced the nation to confront the brutality of lynching. She deserves a monument of her own.
"Since when are all women honest?" a spokeswoman for the convicted comedian said.
A new memorial in Alabama will recognize the people of color lost to lynching in America.
A new memorial in Alabama will recognize the people of color lost to lynching in America, and try to reckon with the nation’s history of racial terror.
Ida B. Wells helped found the NAACP and crusaded tirelessly against lynching in the United States.
The young boy didn't suffer permanent physical damage but his family and community demand police get to the bottom of his case.