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Nooses showing up more in hate incidents around country

Nooses have appeared recently around the nation’s capital – including the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum – in a rash of incidents that experts say shows the growing use of …


UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017

Noose found at exhibit in African American Smithsonian museum

A noose was found Wednesday in a public gallery at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the second such incident on Smithsonian grounds in less than a …


NAACP: Noose put around neck of black student in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. – White students at a south Mississippi high school put a noose around the neck of a black student and “yanked backward,” the state NAACP said Monday. Ayana …


2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalism

A former University of Mississippi student was sentenced Thursday to a year’s probation plus 50 hours of community service for placing a noose on the statue of the school’s first …


Facebook image of Obama in noose has lawmaker in trouble

Oregon House Republicans are calling on one of their legislative candidates to withdraw from the November election because of an image posted on his Facebook page showing President Barack Obama …


Ole Miss ex-student pleads guilty to tying noose on statue

A former University of Mississippi student pleaded guilty Thursday to placing a noose on the school’s statue of its first black student.


Man takes down KKK snowman

A Hayden man who had a snowman in his yard resembling a Ku Klux Klansman holding a noose apparently removed it Wednesday after neighbors called police. Kootenai County sheriff’s Lt. …


Unfurling banners of racial tolerance

Human rights activists in Coeur d’Alene have decided to fight flags with flags. For months, people have been walking into the Human Rights Education Institute in Coeur d’Alene asking what …


Family settles dragging case for $1 million

The driver of a pickup that dragged a college student 13 miles to his death during a 2007 hunting trip to Pend Oreille County has settled a civil suit against …