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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Calls For Lynching Inquiry

HeadlineSep 02, 2003

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is asking the Justice Department to fully investigate the possible lynching of an African-American man in Florida. The Commission has criticized the state of Florida for automatically treating the death of Feraris “Ray’’ Golden as a suicide. At the time of his death in May, Golden was dating the daughter of a white police officer.

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