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Alabama newspaper editor who urged Klan to 'ride again' replaced by African-American woman

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Alabama Newspaper Editor Steps Down and Replaced By A Black Woman nytimes.com/2019/0 2/23/us/democrat-reporter-elec ia-dexter.html?login=google.
Alabama Newspaper Editor Steps Down and Replaced By A Black Woman nytimes.com/2019/0 2/23/us/democrat-reporter-elec ia-dexter.html?login=google.
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An African-American woman is now the publisher and editor of the Alabama newspaper that recently urged the Ku Klux Klan to 'night ride again,' the paper said.

Elecia R. Dexter, a 'strategic leader with expertise in human resources, operations and change management,' took up the positions Thursday, the weekly Democrat-Reporter of Linden said in a press release.

Dexter replaces Goodloe Sutton, the newspaper's owner who penned a staggering editorial with the headline 'The Klan Needs to Ride Again' in the paper's February 14 edition.

Sutton still owns the newspaper, Dexter told CNN.

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