Lynching

A White Georgia police chief apologizes for the lynching of Austin Callaway. Historians call the apology unprecedented.

The University of Pennsylvania is on edge over a cyber threat targeting Black freshmen. Investigators identify a University of Oklahoma suspect in an ongoing probe.

Like many cities outside of the Deep South, Duluth, Minnesota was a haven for Blacks looking for better opportunities. However, three Black men who were making their way in Duluth were lynched in 1920 after they were falsely accused of sexually assaulting a white woman and robbing her boyfriend. Issac McGhie, Elmer Jackson, and Elias […]

A group of U.N. experts issued a report urging the U.S. to give some form of reparations to African-Americans. The legacy of unresolved racial inequality continues to harm the nation's Black community.

A man in Virginia already convicted of hanging a noose in his front yard dove back into his racist bag of tricks and was arrested again. Jack Eugene Turner of Rocky Mount placed a sign in his yard featuring a racial epithet that made a mockery of the Black Lives Matter movement. Turner, 52, was set to […]

The Department of Justice said there is no evidence that Otis Byrd, 54, who was found hanging from a tree in rural Mississippi in March,…

State and federal law enforcement agents are investigating the hanging death of a 43-year-old Black man whose body was found Monday morning outside a home…

A business owner is insisting he isn’t racist, although the Confederate flags and nooses hung at his Discount Tree Service store tell a different story.…

The family of Otis Byrd, the man who was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi last month, has hired a well-renowned medical examiner to…

Another institution is under investigation after a noose was found hanging from a tree just a few miles from Ferguson, Mo. The noose was found at North Tech High…

A noose found hanging from a tree on Duke University’s campus early Wednesday has prompted an investigation, school officials say. According to CBS, Vice President for…

Authorities have yet to confirm if a missing man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi last week was killed or committed suicide, but the…