The Civil Rights era of the 1950s and 1960s was a violent period, with numerous racially-motivated murders and hate crimes particularly in the South. Decades after they occurred, a number of these crimes had still gone unsolved. A 2008 bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act — H.R. 923 (110th) and S. 535 (110th) — established unsolved civil ...
Apr 26, 2016
Passed Senate on Jul 14, 2016
This bill passed in the Senate on July 14, 2016 and goes to the House next for consideration.
Senior Senator from North Carolina
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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2016
Length: 8 pages
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2854 — 114th Congress: Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s2854
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