Anti-Lynching Apology Resolution
Senators announced a resolution they are sponsoring apologizing for the U.S. Senate’s refusal to pass anti-lynching legislation for… read more
Senators announced a resolution they are sponsoring apologizing for the U.S. Senate’s refusal to pass anti-lynching legislation for over a century. A photograph of a lynching victim was shown. They answered reporters' questions.
Also speaking were Mr. Wright, cousin of murder victim Emmett Till; Ms. Johnson, descendent of a lynching victim; Mr. Duster, great-grandson of early civil rights activist Ida B. Wells; Mr. Cameron, survivor of an attempted lynching; and Mr. Allen, author of Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America. close
People in this video
- Cameron, James Survivor
- Cohen, Janet Langhart Spouse William S. Cohen
- Duster, Dan Relative
- Jefferson, William J. U.S. Representative [D] Louisiana
- Johnson, Dovia Descendant
- Kerry, John F. U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
- Landrieu, Mary U.S. Senator [D] Louisiana
- Pryor, Mark U.S. Senator [D] Arkansas
- Wright, Simeon Relative
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