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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…