Outrage over Mecklenburg GOP’s racist photos goes national

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    Following the Washington Post‘s breaking news of racist photos posted by the Mecklenburg County VA GOP on Facebook – offensively targeting President Obama – outrage has spread across the Commonwealth and into the national spotlight. Last night, on the same day the story broke, the Rev. Al Sharpton covered the offensive photos on his MSNBC show PoliticsNation.

    Today, following this attention and pressure from their own state party, it appears as though the Mecklenburg County Republican Party has taken down their Facebook page entirely.