Cameron McWhirter

Cameron McWhirter


@WSJ reporter. Co-author: forthcoming #AmericanGun (@fsgbooks). Author: #RedSummer https://t.co/wF0GAbeiUO. Past: @niemanfdn @HamiltonCollege @columbiajourn etc

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In early 1920, Howard University professor George William Cook testified in #Congress  about the #RedSummer  riots of 1919. White mobs attacked his son during the Washington riot. Cook knew of blacks who now refused to sing the national anthem, he said, but he still sang it. 1/2

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The violation was that he participated in a sit-in. The traffic violation? He was pulled over with expired tags while driving #CivilRights  activist #LillianSmith  to cancer treatment. John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert intervened, getting the judge to release #MLK  on bond.2/2

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Spurred by the killing of #AhmaudArbery , some #Georgia  #Republicans  are pushing to pass a long-delayed #hatecrimes  bill in the brief two-week legislative session ending later this month

#Google said it would license #news  content from some publishers, a significant development in the tug of war between the #tech  giant and #media  firms via @WSJ 

#Atlanta was the world's busiest airport for a long time....Then #coronavirus  hit. Now it's #Dallas . via @WSJ 

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I've been a reporter based in #Atlanta  since 2003. I have never seen a political rally close to this large here. #AtlantaMarchMarch 

Dispatch from crime-infested . district. Will keep reporting as long as I can. Little library: no penguin classics. #peotus 

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Update from front lines of . district. Failure and crime infestation appear to be minimal this a.m. #peotus 

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Georgia offered Mercedes $23 million in incentives to move from New Jersey to Atlanta via @WSJ 

World Health Organization: Ebola outbreak in West Africa now has 1,323 cases, 729 deaths. Death rate of 55%. via @WSJ 

Father of murdered NC Muslim women says daughter told of prior disputes: ‘This man hates us for who we are.’ ”

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