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1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

By Jay Reeves and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press A team searching a Mississippi courthouse basement for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett...

EXPLAINER: What’s behind federal anti-lynching legislation?

By COREY WILLIAMS and GARY FIELDS, Associated Press President Joe Biden is expected to sign into law the first bill that specifies lynching as a federal...
This undated file photo shows Emmett Till

Senate Passes Bill to Honor Emmett Till and His Mother

The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in...

For Years, Newspapers Printed Hate, Leading to Lynchings and Massacres of Black Americans

By DeNeen L. Brown, The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism “FRIED OVER SLOW FIRE: Negro Commits the Unspeakable Crime and Is Put to Death With...

Rev. Amos Brown Brings Wisdom, Guidance to Cal’s Reparations Task Force

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌, California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The Rev. Amos C. Brown is vice-chair and the senior member serving on the nine-member California Task Force...