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Decades after Emmett Till’s death, Biden signs law making lynching a federal hate crime

BY: - March 30, 2022

WASHINGTON — Nearly 70 years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi by two white men, President Joe Biden signed into law on Tuesday a bill to make lynching a federal hate crime. “Lynching was pure terror to enforce the lie that not everyone belongs in America,” Biden said at the Rose […]

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Report: Anti-Semitic incidents in Pa. hit 2nd-highest level ever in 2019 | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 13, 2020

Pa.'s 2019 tally was the 5th highest nationwide, according to the ADL, and the second-highest since tracking began in 1979.

As U.S. hate group activity hits a new high, the Southern Poverty Law Center tracked 36 hate groups in Pa. in 2018

BY: - February 21, 2019

Pennsylvania-based hate groups ranging from Holocaust deniers and neo-Nazis to white nationalists and the Ku Klux Klan all popped up on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s radar last year, providing a fuller picture of hate group activity in the Keystone State. You can view the full list of hate groups active in Pennsylvania here. You […]