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Biden Signs Emmett Till Antilynching Act, Lynching Becomes a Federal Hate Crime

President Joe Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act on Tuesday, march 29,2022 making lynching a federal hate crime in the United States, over 100 years after other attempts were made to pass anti-lynching legislation.  According to Merriam-Webster’s definition, lynching means “to put to death (as by hanging) by mob action without legal sanction.”    The […]