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Why Voting Matters

Why voting matters: Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Anti-Lynching Legislation Introduced by Harris, Booker, and Scott  From 1882 to 1986, Congress failed to pass anti-lynching legislation 200 times. Lynching was used as an instrument of terror and intimidation 4,084 times during the late 19th and 20th centuries, according to data from the Equal Justice Initiative.  An article of interest from Essence.com on recent cases:  “It Never Stopped” – https://www.essence.com/news/recent-cases-lynching-noose-intimidation/.

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