Pa. civil rights watchdog: Pittsburgh shooting part of ‘white terrorism’

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People embrace along the street in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh where a shooter opened fire during services at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

(Undated) — The mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday was part of a trend Chad Lassiter prays he won’t have to talk about anymore. 

As the executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Lassister has spent a lot of time this year fighting against growing racism, antisemitism and discrimination. 


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