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Opinion: Bill a triumph of mixed emotions


Last updated 4/9/2022 at 10:02am

Two hundred times, they failed to get it done.

They failed after 1899. That was the year an African-American man named Sam Hose was massacred by a white mob near Newnan, Ga., that castrated him, skinned his face, then cooked him alive over a fire...

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