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President Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime into law

The president acknowledged how racial violence has left a scar on the nation

Originally Published: 29 MAR 22 09:32 ET Updated: 29 MAR 22 17:51 ET By Kate Sullivan and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden signed a bill into law on Tuesday that makes lynching a federal hate crime, acknowledging…

Hallettsville art gallery to celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday

One of the state's largest slaveholders, W.G.L. Foley, who owned 124 slaves, lived in Lavaca County. 

HALLETTSVILLE, Texas - An art gallery in Hallettsville will celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday by featuring Texas and local artists. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of Black Americans who were enslaved in the United States. The holiday is special to Texas because…