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Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope

President Donald Trump is criticizing NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag at its races and is going after its only Black driver. After a weekend spent stoking division, Trump wrongly accused Bubba Wallace of perpetrating “a hoax” after one of his crew members discovered a rope shaped like a noose in a garage stall. Federal authorities ruled last month that…

FBI: No Charges Planned in Noose Incident at Talladega Superspeedway

The noose found hanging in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October, according to investigators. Federal authorities say no charges are planned. Wallace, a native of Mobile, is the only Black driver at NASCAR’s top level. He successfully pushed the stock car series to ban the Confederate flag at its…

Noose found in NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A noose was found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace at the NASCAR race in Alabama on Sunday, less than two weeks after he successfully pushed the stock car racing series to ban the Confederate flag at its tracks and facilities. NASCAR said it had launched an immediate investigation and will do everything…

Noose Found in Auburn University Dorm

Auburn University says it’s investigating after an extension cord tied into a noose was found inside a campus residence hall. Tweets sent late Wednesday by the school’s safety and security department say the noose was discovered and removed from a common area of the building. The tweets say nooses are linked to racial violence in the United States, and that…