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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...

Atlanta owns up to legacy of convict labor that rebuilt city

By Michael Warren, Associated Press The City of Atlanta's official seal shows a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Civil War. What it doesn’t...

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...