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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Senators Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Tim Scott Introduce Bill to Make Lynching a Federal Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Scott (R-SC), the only African-American members of the United States Senate, have introduced legislation to make lynching – the willful act of murder by a collection of people assembled with the intention of committing an act of violence upon any

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