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MS Man Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime In Cross Burning

Law & Crime reports: A Mississippi man pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime after burning a cross in his front yard to intimidate his Black neighbors. Axel Charles Cox faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, up to a $250,000 fine, or both. Nearly two years ago on Dec. 3, 2020, Cox made threatening and racially derogatory remarks toward …

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