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Texas Judge Calls For Black Man To Be Lynched

AFRICANGLOBE - A sitting County Judge in Texas has suggested that a Black man accused of a crime in Houston, TX should be lynched.” According to the Austin Statesman, County Judge James Oakley is under fire for typing “Time for a tree and a rope” under a mugshot of accused cop-killer Otis Tyrone McKane, who was arrested on Monday in San Antonio and charged with the shooting death of police Det. Benjamin Marconi.

This Alabama Museum Will Honor Victims Of U.S. Lynchings

AFRICANGLOBE - The Equal Justice Initiative will be opening a national museum in Montgomery, Alabama that will include the first memorial to victims of racist lynchings in the U.S. and will also document the history of African Americans from slavery to modern-day mass incarceration, the group said Tuesday.

Black Man Found Hanging From Tree In Atlanta Park

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black man has been found hanging from a tree in an Atlanta park. The man, who has not yet been formally identified, was believed to be between 25 and 35 years old. He was found hanged from a tree at around 5am near Piedmont Park’s Charles Allen Dr entrance, police confirmed.