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Linden Residents React to Controversial Newspaper Editorial

From the West Alabama Newsroom– An editorial in a Linden newspaper has residents there defending their town. Residents say it’s the latest in a series of racially charged headlines and articles — to be published in the Democrat-Reporter. The editorial calls for the Klan to “ride again” and people to be lynched to clean up Washington DC. Many black residents have…

N.Y. Times Calls for End of Electoral Vote

Cites Impact on Southern Slave States

The newspaper The Hill quotes the Times editorial, and says a popular vote election might have eliminated slavery earlier: “The Times called the Electoral College a “living symbol of America’s original sin.” “When slavery was the law of the land, a direct popular vote would have disadvantaged the Southern states, with their large disenfranchised populations,” the Times said. “Counting those…