Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., at a Senate hearing in May. She is under sharp criticism for her comments about a "public hanging" in a state with a dark history of lynchings.
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A white casket containing the body of 14-year-old Carol Robertson, one of four young African-American girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing by Ku Klux Klan members, is carried in for funeral services in 1963 in Birmingham, Ala.
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Port. St. Joe Mayor Bo Patterson stands in front of what's left of one of the towns two gas stations. Both were destroyed by Hurricane Michael, the fuel pumps torn from their concrete slabs.