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US Congress pass law, makes lynching a federal crime

The US Congress has approved a legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law. The bill, comes 120 years after the Congress first considered an anti-lynching legislation. The measure was approved unanimously, 410 to 4 on Wednesday. Ironically, the bill comes sixty-five years after the shocking lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi, which triggered a civil rights movement. Till, who was black, was brutally tortured and killed in 1955 after a white woman accused him of grabbing her and whistling at her at a grocery store. President Trump is expected to sign the bill, which designates lynching as a federal hate crime punishable by up to life in prison, a fine, or both.

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