The Chicago police say surveillance cameras have taken pictures of people of interest in an assault on Actor Empire, Jousie Smolet. (January 30th)
In 2018, the black man at GM plant in Ohio announced that five jobs had been hanging in his work area for several months. One of his white employees told him, "You were going to be buried by the shovel during the day."
In the same year, a man in Riverside, California, was recorded on a video hung on a fence between his house and the house of a couple of mixed races
In September, a white high school student put a loop around a black classmate's door in Wahita, Louisiana.
In October, a retired firefighter in Grapevine, Texas, hung a doll on the railing's neck in front of the black neighbor's apartment in an attempt to scare the family.
Lynch can look like something from the distant. but the use of symbolism for a lynch to frighten, intimidate and shorten the lives of black Americans is happening today, say civil rights advocates. Jessie Smollett introduces a tribute to the LGBTQ community and the victims of Orlando Pulse at the 28th GLAAD Media Awards (Photo: Rich Polk, Getty Images)
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This changes on Tuesday when Chicago invaders claim to have attacked the star of the Empire, Jussi Smolet, shouting racist and homophobic offenses, striking him in the face, pouring bleach on him and wrapping a rope around his neck The star of the empire: Case of Jussy Smollet: The Police Seeks Faces in Chicago
Just as with the less reported incidents, this rope is worn with it a chilling and violent message serving over a hundred years of killings and threats, as the lynch was used to protect Afro-Americans from claiming their civil rights and even basic human freedoms after the end of slavery in the United States.
The snare symbol continues to be used by the racists, although for some time it is becoming increasingly rare. This seems to be changing, with growing racist and xenophobic attacks by people who seem encouraged after the election of President Donald Trump, the civil rights groups say.
In the case of Smoletta, the attackers claimed that this was MAGA country, "Slogan for the slogan of Trump's campaign." Again, to make America great. "
" This particular president of the United States seems to be more tolerant towards those who would cling to a more discriminatory ideology, and in some cases almost told them it was good to do that, "said Hilary O Shelton, Director of the NAACP Bureau in Washington DC,
The Congress has not yet adopted a law linking a federal offense, although the Senate has unanimously adopted the law of fairness for a lynch. on December. "For more than a century, members of Congress have been trying to convey a version of a bill that recognizes lynching about what is the act of terrorism motivated by bias. And for more than a century, and over 200 attempts, this body has failed, "said Democrats Cory Booker of New Jersey on the introduction of legislation.
Monk sacrificial monuments are seen in the National Memorial of Peace and Justice on April 23, 2018, in Montgomery, Alabama. As the Parliament did not vote on the bill before the Congress in 2018, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California and Booker is planning to reintroduce legislation in the United States. (Photo: Albert Cesare, Montgomery Advertiser, via USA TODAY NETWORK) the next two weeks.
"What happened to Jussie Smollett was an attempt at contemporary lynching. Nobody should be afraid of their lives because of their sexual orientation or the color of their skin. "Justice for the Victims of Lynch" is needed now more than ever, "said Harris in a statement to USA Today. She and Booker plan to introduce the bill in the coming weeks.
No statistics are available on the number of hate crimes associated with sexual images or image images in the United States, but hate crimes as a whole are increasing. Hate crimes increased by 17% in 2017, according to FBI statistics.
Trump's rhetoric has unleashed our demons, "said Heidi Beirich, director of the intelligence project at the Montgomery Alabama Legal Poverty Center.
Trump called Mexican rapists out of Haiti. and African nations as "magic countries" and self-identified as "nationalists."
A total of 7,155 hate incidents were reported voluntarily in 2017, compared with 6,121 in the previous year. based on the race or ethnicity of the person. This was the third consecutive year when figures grew. Civil rights leaders argue that the real number of hate attacks is likely to be much higher, partly because the FBI numbers are based on reporting by local jurisdictions, and not all police departments are tracking hate crimes. FBI Deputy Prosecutor Rod Rosenstein said in November that 88% of law enforcement agencies reporting hate crimes to the FBI report on unified crime reported no one in 2016
Terror and Intimidation  Jack Schuler, professor of black studies at Dennison University in Ohio and author of the Thirteenth Turn: Story of Incident incidents. He says he saw rising from 2016
"I thought for a while they were kind of a petition, but definitely after Trump is elected, we've seen more of them," he said.
In the years after the Civil War, the lynch became a standard tactic to provoke fear in African-American communities, keep them from voting or demanding their rights, or even running a business that could jeopardize the ability of whites to win. I just hang. "People were mutilated, tortured. Burned alive. It's a terrible story, "Schuler said.
A study of the Equality Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, documented more than 4,384 languages between the end of the Reconstruction in 1877 and 1950, Peace and Justice, honoring the victims of the lynch.
"The most intense racist images in American history are the snare and the burning cross. White supporters have used them to intimate and suppress blacks from the founding of this country, "says Beirich. There's no way we can be wrong with what a snare means. "While studying his book, Schuler interviewed a few people who had sleepers used to intimidate them in the workplace, one of them was Michael McKnight, who in 2010 was the first black man to work in General Cage, a factory that produces cells for "When I talked to him, he said," I pictured myself with this snare around my neck, hanging from a tree, "he said. Schuler.
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