A white man has admitted in federal court that he burned a wooden cross in an effort to frighten black families in a small Mississippi town. Graham Williamson pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg to interfering with housing rights and conspiring to use fire to commit a felony. Williamson admitted that he and another man burned the cross to frighten and intimidate African American residents in Seminary, Mississippi, in October 2017, federal… Read at AP News
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