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A newspaper editor urged the KKK to ‘ride again.’ A black woman is taking his place


A black woman is the new editor and publisher of an Alabama newspaper after her predecessor stepped down following widespread condemnation of his Feb. 14 editorial that called for mass lynchings and of his comments that the Ku Klux Klan needed to “clean out” Washington...
He turned control of the Democrat-Reporter over to Elecia Dexter — an African American woman from Chicago who served as front office clerk for the newspaper, which has a circulation of about 3,000.


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Goodloe Sutton, a newspaper editor from Alabama, speaks at a 1998 awards presentation in New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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