The president of the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP is calling for a federal hate crime investigation into an incident in which he claims a noose was placed around the neck of a Black high school football player.

Springfield, Missouri resident Jeffrey Tindle says his neighbors are wrong to complain about the Confederate flag and noose hanging outside his home, because it isn't racist.


Another institution is under investigation after a noose was found hanging from a tree just a few miles from Ferguson, Mo. The noose was found at North Tech High…


UPDATED: Thursday, April 2 — 6:00 PM EST According to WNCN, Duke University officials have identified the student responsible for hanging a noose from a tree on campus early Wednesday. “The student will be subject to Duke’s student conduct process,” the university said. “The university continues to review the circumstances of the incident to determine if additional […]

TJ Maxx has been forced to pull a t-shirt from its racks that evokes lynching. Tavik, a beachwear and accessory brand, produced the shirt in an attempt to reference the casual surfer term “Hang Loose.” But they quickly learned that casual racism is never OK, finding themselves in hot water after a photo of the […]