Former sheriff says 'trends for African Americans ... looked better' before major civil rights laws of 1960s

Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness stepped away from a Picnic Day investigation in Davis amid controversy over comments he made on his radio show about blacks. He elaborated on his position in an interview with The Sacramento Bee.
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Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness stepped away from a Picnic Day investigation in Davis amid controversy over comments he made on his radio show about blacks. He elaborated on his position in an interview with The Sacramento Bee.
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He said blacks did better before civil rights – now former sheriff is leaving bias inquiry

May 15, 2017 07:58 PM