The bill, which was introduced by Sens. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Scott (R-SC), will now move to the House for consideration.
New York Middle School Teachers Displayed Photo Collage Of Nooses With Caption 'Back To School Necklaces'
The Roosevelt School District in Long Island, New York, is investigating after a photo with nooses, captioned "back to school necklaces" was displayed in a middle school classroom.
Colorado State Rep. Claims Whites And Blacks Were Lynched 'In Nearly Equal Numbers' For Being Republican
Rep. Lori Saine apparently believes that whites and blacks were lynched at near equal rates just because they were Republican, but the facts don't add up.
Just When You Thought Lynching Was A Federal Crime, Senate Unanimously Approves Bill That Now Makes It One
The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act ensures that perpetrators would be punished by a sentence of up to life in prison.
Although Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized for her "public hanging" comments, she still defended herself claiming her words were "twisted."