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Sign In Predominately-Black California City Calls For Lynchings Instead Of 'Equal Rights'

Police in Pittsburg, California said on Sunday that they were taking "legal action" to remove a sign that advocates for lynching black Americans.
Sign In Predominately-Black California City Calls For Lynchings Instead Of 'Equal Rights'

Police in Pittsburg, California said on Sunday that they were taking "legal action" to remove a sign that advocates for lynching black Americans.

James Thompson revealed in a Tweet on Saturday that his sister had taken a photo of the sign, which read, "You can hang a n****r from a tree / Equal rights he will never see!"

Thompson noted that the sign had been reported to the FBI and local authorities.

In a statement on its official twitter account, the Pittsburg Police Department said on Sunday that it was taking action to have the sign removed.

Details about the owner and exact location of the sign were not immediately available.

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