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The Political Ascent of Justin Fairfax, and the Disturbing Allegations That Might End It

RICHMOND, Va. — One afternoon in the early 1990s, a middle-schooler showed up at Frank E. Emory Jr.’s law office in Charlotte, sent there by an aunt who knew Mr. Emory from church. The child, in town visiting relatives, wanted to hear about the law. He had plans. “He said, […]

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Second Justin Fairfax Accuser Alleges Assault by Corey Maggette During Sophomore Year at Duke University

Image: Corey Maggette. (Getty Images) A woman who has alleged a sexual assault at the hands of Lieutenant Virginia Governor Justin Fairfax has said that former Duke University and Los Angeles Clippers basketball player Corey Maggette raped her during her time at the university. Meredith Watson, who alleges that Fairfax […]

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The General and His Tweets

Twitter can be a soul-crushing place where people leave inhibition behind as they launch invective in 280-character volleys, usually aimed at someone they don’t know and assume they will never have to face. Then there’s the Twitter account of Martin Dempsey, the four-star Army general who was chairman of the […]

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Looks Like Utah Jazz Guard Grayson Allen Will Continue His White-Privileged, Thuggish Ways in the NBA

Grayson Allen walks to the stage from the crowd after being drafted 21st overall by the Utah Jazz during the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 21, 2018, in Brooklyn, N.Y.Photo: Mike Stobe (Getty Images) Former Duke University guard Grayson Allen is all of the adjectives used to describe white basketball players […]

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Wendell Carter Jr.’s Black Panther-Inspired NBA Draft Outfit Is the Blackest Thing That Ever Happened This Week

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Wendell Carter Jr.Photo: Mike Stobe (Getty Images) For many, the annual NBA draft is the most wonderful time of the year. Young men become instant millionaires, getting the opportunity to take their talents to one of 30 outposts to play basketball for a living and do the economic version of […]

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