White Supremacist Pleads Guilty To Fatally Stabbing Black Man With Sword

James Jackson, right, confers with his lawyer during a hearing in criminal court Wednesday in New York. Jackson pleaded guilty to killing a black man with a sword, which prosecutors described as terrorism and a hate crime.

James Jackson admitted he was driven by a plan to murder scores of black men to spark a nationwide race war. It’s the state’s first conviction of first-degree murder as an act of terrorism.

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