Lynching Preachers: How Black Pastors Resisted Jim Crow and White Pastors Incited Racial Violence

Malcolm Brian Foley, PhD Candidate in Religion – Historical Studies, Baylor University The Conversation February 10, 2020, 8:57 AM EST White lynch mobs in America murdered at least 4,467 people between 1883 and 1941, hanging, burning, dismembering, garroting and blow torching their victims. Their violence was widespread but not indiscriminate:

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Senate Unanimously Approves Bill To Make Lynching A Federal Crime

12/20/2018 12:38 am ET By Dominique Mosbergen After almost a century of attempts to outlaw lynching nationally, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday that would make the act a federal hate crime. The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act was sponsored by the Senate’s three African-American members: Kamala Harris

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A Week of American Hate: Bombs Mailed, Black People Executed, Jews Slaughtered

By Andy Campbell and Sebastian Murdock 10/27/2018 07:11 pm ET A man executed two black people at a grocery store, but didn’t engage a white man outside because “whites don’t shoot whites.” A Donald Trump supporter and apparent anti-Semite who looked up to white supremacists sent bombs in the mail

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Trump’s Top Targets Receive Bombs and Suddenly He Won’t Say Their Names

By Tommy Christopher – October 24, 2018 Trump delivered a statement Wednesday about a string of attempted bombings of people Trump regularly attacks — but he didn’t bother mentioning them by name. “I’d like to begin today’s remarks by providing an update on the suspicious packages and devices mailed to current and

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9 Year Old Black Child Wrongly Accused of Grabbing White Woman ‘Cornerstore Caroline’

By Enjoli Francis  Bill Hutchinson Oct 16, 2018, 2:10 PM With tears streaming down his cheeks, a 9-year-old black child spoke out at a community meeting in New York about being wrongly accused of grabbing a white woman’s backside in a corner store — an incident disproved by security-camera footage.

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Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder for Shooting of Black Teen Laquan McDonald

David Boroff and Jessica Schladebeck Contact Reporters   He shot a teenager 16 times, and on Friday a jury decided a cop was a murderer. Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke remained expressionless Friday afternoon as he was found guilty of second-degree murder for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald 16

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