The Senate is at an impasse over a widely backed bill to designate lynching as a federal hate crime, and tempers boiled over on Thursday in an emotional debate cast against a backdrop of widespread protests over police treatment of…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
History is so alive across Alabama that it doesn’t feel like history, it feels like now.
By Jon Sawyer, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
About the only thing easy to find was the sense that something really bad happened here, something from which America can learn.
By Duarte Geraldino
Lynchings -- unlawful executions used to terrorise and subdue black communities into passivity -- are perhaps one of the least discussed legacies of slavery and the Jim Crow South. A new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, will commemorate victims of these…
By PBS NewsHour
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