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Emmett Till law makes lynching a U.S. hate crime

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President Joe Biden signed into law the first federal legislation to make lynching a hate crime, addressing a history of racist killings. The law is named for Emmett Till, a 14-year-old Black boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955

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