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Georgia park with giant Confederate carving proposes changes

A mountain park near Atlanta with a giant carving of Confederate leaders is proposing changes to address criticism of its Old South legacy.

City of Greensboro apologizes for deaths at 1979 anti-KKK rally

A city council in North Carolina has apologized for the shooting deaths of five demonstrators at a 1979 rally against the Ku Klux Klan and American Nazi Party.

NC council to consider apology for anti-Klan rally deaths

A North Carolina city council will consider a resolution and apology for the shooting deaths of five demonstrators at a rally against the Ku Klux Klan and American Nazi Party nearly 41 years ago.

Police: Vandals defaced Confederate statue with KKK hoods

Police say they arrested two people who climbed and placed Ku Klux Klan hoods on statues at a Confederate monument in North Carolina.

Newspaper calls for KKK resurgence, schools rescind honors

A small-town newspaper has called for a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, prompting two universities to withdraw the awards it had given its editor.

Political death watch: Virginia governor weighs his future

A political death watch took shape at Virginia's Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether to resign amid a furor over a racist photo in his 1984 yearbook.

Virginia Democrat says Northam won’t resign

A Virginia Democrat who has spoken with Gov. Ralph Northam has told The Associated Press that the governor now does not believe he was in a racist picture in his 1984 medical yearbook and has no immediate plans to resign.

Teacher placed on leave over KKK-themed holiday jingle

The teacher for a class in New Hampshire in which students were videotaped singing about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Recording: Students sing song about KKK to ‘Jingle Bells’

A New Hampshire school superintendent is decrying a racially insensitive video of two high school students singing, "KKK, KKK, Let's kill all the blacks," to the tune of "Jingle Bells."

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