This video from the USA says about itself:
Politician Goes On Racist Rant After Confederate Monument Vandalized
2 September 2017
Hey Rep. Warren Love THIS is why it’s NOT OKAY to say what you said. Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks, breaks it down.
“A Missouri legislator on Wednesday called for a vandal who defaced a Confederate statue to be lynched. State Rep. Warren Love (R[epublican]) was responding on Facebook to a story about an unidentified vandal who threw paint on a Confederate memorial in Springfield National Cemetery, the Riverfront Times reported. The paper published a screenshot of Love’s Facebook post above the article, which he quickly deleted. “This is totally against the law,” Love wrote. “I hope they are found & hung from a tall tree with a long rope. National Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo.”
Read more here.
The family of an 8-year-old biracial boy in New Hampshire say teens hung him from a tree with a rope.
New Film “Graven Image” Shows How Georgia Racists Created a Confederate Myth: here.
A lawmaker says a Confederate plaque in the Texas Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War has been removed.
New Memorial Shows That Black Women Were Victims of Lynchings, Too. Saturday, April 28, 2018 By Evelyn M. Simien, The Conversation: here.
Walmart said it would seek a refund for its campaign donation to Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who has sparked outrage for joking about public hangings.
LYNCHING IS FINALLY A FEDERAL CRIME Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law. The bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. [AP]
The US Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia ruled last week that extensive grand jury records in the notorious lynching of two African-American couples in 1946 must remain sealed. The 11th Circuit judges, by an 8–4 margin, citing the confidentiality of grand jury deliberations, declared that federal judges did not have the authority to release the records, which had been sought by historians and researchers. The decision came after the Trump administration’s Justice Department appealed a lower court ruling: here.