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Illinois Recalls License Plate Containing Number Tied To White Supremacy

The state of Illinois is pulling a license plate because the numbers are commonly used as shorthand to endorse white supremacists. This comes after a Twitter user posted a picture of a Tesla with the license plate “1488” and questioned why the state had issued it.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Matthew Walberg (@mattwalberg1), a reporter with The Chicago Tribune.

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