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Karl Oliver apologizes for lynching remark

Mississippi Lawmaker Apologizes After Lynching Remark

After backlash, State Rep. Karl Oliver finally issues an apology. The Mississippi lawmaker recommended lynching New Orleans’ leaders over the weekend. This comes in response to several Confederate monuments┬ábeing┬ádismantled in the past month. Despite instantaneous backlash, it took until Monday, under pressure from colleagues, for