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July 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, CALVIN WOODWARD and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:16 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. Kyle Kashuv says the Ivy League school asked him in May to explain the comments he...
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 A law firm may soon finish its probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. (CathyKaplan/iStock / Getty Images Plus)
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April 10, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A law firm may soon finish its probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Richard Cullen told The Associated Press in an email Monday that the firm hopes to finish up by the end of April. Cullen is an attorney with the firm...
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Gregg Henson
March 11, 2019 - 9:53 am
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February 28, 2019 - 11:54 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia first lady Pam Northam has expressed regret after the mother of an African-American teenager complained that a tour of the governor's mansion was racially insensitive. Northam said Wednesday that is she is working to make sure the stories of slaves who worked in the...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:50 pm
(Richmond, VA - newradiowrva.com) - Labelling it a unity rally to bring all Virginians together - black, white, young, old, Christian, Jewish, liberal and conservative - two groups are organizing a rally and "March on the Mansion" next Saturday, Feb. 23, to call for Governor Ralph Northam to resign...
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Eastern Virginia Medical School
February 02, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Dr. Richard V. Homan, president of the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, has issued a statement concerning the racist photo that appears on Governor Ralph Northam's EVMS yearbook page: "We share the outrage, alarm and sadness voiced by our alumni, the press and many on social media...
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Charlottesville Police Dept
December 11, 2018 - 1:02 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) The Charlottesville jury in the James Alex Fields Jr trial has made its recommendations for his sentencing. The Jury made the following decisions: He should serve a life sentence for the first-degree murder of 32 year old Heather Heyer and pay a fine of $100,000; In each of the...
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December 08, 2018 - 6:34 am
By DENISE LAVOIE , AP Legal Affairs Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted Friday of first-degree murder, a verdict that local civil rights activists hope will help heal a community still scarred...
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December 04, 2018 - 3:46 pm
By BOB CHRISTIE , Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona city council voted Tuesday to demand the resignation of a Republican state lawmaker whose remarks on race and immigration have led to a growing backlash of criticism and the loss of his chairmanship on a key committee. Tuesday's 6-1 vote...
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