From left, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP News
February 26, 2020 - 2:49 pm
By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, Congress has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law. The bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120...
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President Donald Trump listens during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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October 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comparison of impeachment to lynching (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The Congressional Black Caucus is condemning President Donald Trump's comparison of impeachment to lynching. Democratic Rep. Karen Bass of California, the group's chairwoman...
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Associated Press
February 25, 2019 - 8:14 am
by Alan Suderman RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax compared himself to Jim Crow-era lynching victims in a surprise speech Sunday, as he resists widespread calls to resign prompted by allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax strongly defended himself and lashed out at his...
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