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Charlottesville White Supremacist Convicted of Felony For Beating Black Man

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White supremacist Jacob Goodwin was convicted by a jury of felony "malicious wounding" for attacking a black man in a parking garage in Charlottesville, SC on August 12. 

Goodwin, 23, was convicted for beating 20-year-old DeAndre Harris alongside several other men who have since been arrested as well, after a video of the attack surfaced in October. The other attacker are Alex Michael Ramos, Daniel Borden, and Tyler Watkins, all awaiting trial in the near future.

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According to The Washington Postthe jury has recommended a 10 year sentence and $20K fine, though an official sentencing won't come until August. 

The attack happened during the highly racist "Unite The Right" rally in Charlottesville last summer. Goodwin was wearing a military tactile helmet and carrying a shield during the assault.

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