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‘A Hellish Crime’: Congress Sends Emmett Till Antilynching Act To Biden After Century Of Efforts

Warning: This story contains graphic descriptions of race violence. Willie Baker, an 18-year-old Black man, was en route to the jail in Monroe County, Miss., on March 7, 1922, when a violent white mob overpowered the constable who was transporting him. The ravenous white residents carried him to a chinaberry tree, stringing him up by […]