Lynching

Yesterday, a jury found Richards (aka Jasmine Abdullah) guilty of attempting to unlawfully remove a suspect from police custody during that protest. The technical term for the charge she was convicted of is "lynching."

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,…

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…

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…

A black man, recently found hanging from a tree, doesn’t appear to have stepped off of anything before he died, according to a Mississippi sherriff. Previously…

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that preliminary results from an autopsy on the body of Otis Byrd, the man officials found hanging from a…

UPDATE 7:26 P.M. EST According to the LA Times, reporters spoke with Willy Shorter, who found out from authorities that the body identified was his son’s.…

UPDATE: 5:30 P.M. EST The Claiborne County branch of the NAACP has announced that the man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi is 54-year-old Otis Byrd.…

A 20-year-old woman of color in Sacramento has been hit with an antiquated “lynching” charge after she and other demonstrators clashed with police during a…