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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...

House Judiciary Committee Passes Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act

The House Judiciary Committee has passed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act (H.R. 55), legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) that would...
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Emmett Till Investigation Closed by Feds; No New Charges

The U.S. Justice Department told relatives of Emmett Till on Monday, December 6, that it is ending its latest investigation into the 1955 lynching...