U.S. Senate Apologizes For Failure To Enact Anti-Lynching Legislation
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CHICAGO - JUNE 13: Leon Smith examines photographs from the funeral of Emmett Till at the Chicago Historical Society June 13, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. The "Without Sanctuary" exhibit features a collection of lynching photographs and other memorabilia. The Senate today is expected to apologize for its past failures to pass a law stop lynching, a crime that cost the lives of over 4,700 people, mostly blacks, between 1882 and 1968. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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February 13th, 2020
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