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D.C. keeps peace during white supremacist march

by Kent Covington
Posted 8/13/18, 11:52 am

Demonstrators turned out in the nation’s capital on Sunday to mark the one-year anniversary of a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Patrol cars escorted a group of about 30 white supremacists from a Metro station to a park near the White House as thousands of counterprotesters chanted and spoke against the group. Jason Kessler, who organized the Charlottesville rally, also led the Washington, D.C., event.

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Big, bad apple

Race Issues | A white supremacist recruitment campaign in upstate New York brings a reminder of New York’s often unacknowledged past
by Emily Belz
Posted 8/08/18, 07:45 am

A New York moment:

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Erasing Laura

Race Issues | Our forebears, despite their sins, have much to teach us if we’ll listen
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 7/19/18, 02:18 pm

Almost 150 years ago, a young couple loaded a covered wagon with their few belongings and two small daughters and traveled from their home in Wisconsin to a promised land in Kansas. Coming to a stretch of rolling prairie near a creek, the father’s practiced eye sized it up and declared to his wife, “Well Caroline, here’s the place we’ve been looking for. Might as well camp.” As the little girls bedded down in the wagon that night, they felt the stillness of “stars shining down on a great, flat land where no one lived.”

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