21st October 1921: U.S. President Warren G. Harding publicly condemns lynching in a speech in Alabama

 
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In October 1921 Harding travelled to Alabama. Here he expressed his support for anti-lynching laws that would hold counties responsible for the illegal hangings, and lodge federal murder cases against the ...

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