Sixty five years after the lynching of Emmett Till shocked the nation and spurred the civil rights movement, Congress passes legislation making lynching a federal hate crime. Meanwhile, slanted news coverage of the U.S. presidential race continues to reveal the true face of corporate media as media for the one percent. Plus headlines:
- -Frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders faces barrage at debate.
- -Bloomberg and Buttigieg display their one percent credentials.
- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard speaks out on on money in the Democratic race.
- Congress passed the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act.
- Rep. Ocasio-Cortez reads Green New Deal proposal into the record.
- U.N. says Trump assault on environment is violation of human rights.
- Protesters rallied outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments began in a case that will determine whether a pipeline can cross the Appalachian Trail.
- Rallies in support of Julian Assange, facing possible extradition to U.S.
- Smithsonian Institution releases 2.8 million images to public.
- Documentary on lynching, “Always in Season,” premieres on PBS.
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