Photo containing white supremacist removed from Capitol exhibit

Photo containing white supremacist removed from Capitol exhibit
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia State Capitol has removed an image in its "The Duty to Protect, An Honor to Serve" exhibit because it featured a white supremacist.

The exhibit opened Aug. 24 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Capitol Police.

One of the panels that was part of the display depicted a capitol police officer addressing a group of people at a March 2017 event in Capital Square. Police and the Library of Virginia were informed Wednesday that the picture included a white supremacist and it was taken down Thursday.

A press release said the exhibits organizers were unaware of the connection when the panel was installed.

A different picture was installed in its place.

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