Leaders in the Missouri House of Representatives have called on the legislator to resign.
Oh, and he compared Louisiana's politicians to Nazis.
The new documentary 'An Outrage' visits lynching sites in six Southern states to explore one of the most brutal chapters in America's dirty past—and its connections to modern racism and police brutality.
A new history of brutal lynchings at the same spot in 1918 and 1942 offers insight into the terror of white supremacy.
When 54-year-old Otis Byrd was found hanging from a tree in this former hotbed of racial terrorism, many people suspected foul play—even though the authorities say his death was a suicide.
The crowd broke into a prison and stripped the accused rapist naked before beating him to death and hanging his body from a clock tower.
Last week a Haitian man was found hanged in a public square with his hands and feet bound. But amid a growing outcry over anti-Haitian sentiment, police are dismissing the possibility of a hate crime.
The Israeli government is pushing ahead with the controversial bill that would establish Israel as the nation-state of Jewish people.
Two men reportedly entered the Kehilat Bnei Torah Synagogue in the Har Nof neighborhood of west Jerusalem and slaughtered four men.
After two Palestinians armed with guns and a meat cleaver went on a rampage at a synagogue west Jerusalem, the Israeli Prime Minister called for their homes to be destroyed.
In a lawless power vacuum, being accused of stealing gas tanks can get you strung up and killed.
Why do we give her our necks? Is it because we smell it? Is it because we secretly dream of it? Is it because of our shame?