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November 25, 2019 - 7:01 pm
The Hanover County School Board voted against changing the names of Lee-Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School at a specially called meeting on Friday, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. The board is facing a lawsuit filed by the NAACP who claims the names violate the...
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October 06, 2018 - 6:28 am
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks after his murder trial began, Jason Van Dyke's transformation from Chicago patrol officer to...
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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
September 04, 2018 - 1:03 pm
By ROB MAADDI , AP Pro Football Writer Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL. Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben...
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dreamstime
August 18, 2018 - 6:18 am
GENEVA (AP) — Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in a tweet on Saturday, saying that he died...
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dreamstime
August 04, 2018 - 9:28 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue has been vandalized. The incident took place between Friday Night (8/3) & Saturday Morning (8/4). It appears that a large amount of red paint was thrown on the statue’s base. The letters BLM were also painted in red on that...
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dreamstime
July 24, 2018 - 5:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police department has submitted a report on its investigation into the fatal shooting of a naked man on an interstate highway. The Richmond Police Department said in a statement Tuesday it has submitted a report to the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office on the May 14...
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dreamstime
July 21, 2018 - 7:47 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — White nationalist Christopher Cantwell has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from a torch-lit rally at the University of Virginia last summer. News outlets in Charlottesville report Cantwell entered the plea Friday to two counts of assault and battery after being...
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dreamstime
July 17, 2018 - 1:16 pm
JASPER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor says four members of his city's police force have been suspended for making a hand gesture some say is a hate symbol. Jasper Mayor David O'Mary tells news outlets the four Jasper officers have been suspended and will lose a week's pay following the publication...
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