Tag: Nooses

Archived: Nooses, Signs to Protest Mississippi's Racist History Found at State Capitol

Seven nooses were found at the Mississippi State Capitol on Monday. The nooses were discovered one day before the U.S. Senate runoff between Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith and former Democratic congressman Mike Espy, a Black candidate. Recently, Hyde-Smith has been blasted for making problematic comments about a “public hanging,” and…