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Justice Department Opening Civil Rights Probe Into Violent Arrest Of South Carolina StudentThe Justice Department opened a civil rights probe Tuesday into the arrest of a student who refused to leave her high school math class, where a deputy was recorded flipping the girl backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor.
Police Chief: I Was Forced To Retire For Facebook Post Calling 'Black Lives Matter' Movement 'Terrorist Group'A North Carolina police chief says he was forced to retire after an anti-Black Lives Matter Facebook post.
Nashville Hotel Cancels Reservations For White Supremacist GroupA Tennessee hotel cancels reservations for members of a white supremacist organization that was holding an annual event this weekend.
Charleston School District Banning Students From Displaying Confederate FlagThe Charleston County School District is banning students from displaying the Confederate flag on campus.
Black Man Who Supported Confederate Flag Dies In Accident After Believing He Was Being ChasedA black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident.
Photo Goes Viral Of Black Officer Helping KKK MemberDuring the rallies, Leroy Smith, director of the S.C. Department of Public Safety and who is black, was seen helping a white man wearing a T-shirt bearing a swastika get out of the heat.
Ku Klux Klan Fliers Show Up In South Carolina NeighborhoodLess than three weeks after nine people were shot to death at a historic black church, flyers claiming to be from the KKK have appeared in a largely black community in North Charleston.
Tennessee Honoring KKK LeaderTennessee is honoring a Confederate army general, Ku Klux Klan leader and slave trader Monday.
South Carolina Lowers Confederate Flag From Statehouse After 54 YearsThe Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely.
'A New Day': South Carolina To Remove Confederate Flag FridayThe South Carolina House approved a bill removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds.
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Seventh Black Church Burns In South Since Charleston Church ShootingTwenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why.
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