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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