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Virginia Military Institute leader resigns amid racism allegations

The resignation of Retired Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III was confirmed by the school's Board of Visitors.

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Virginia Military Institute cadets an 2016 presidential inauguration in Wash., D.C.
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Updated: October 26, 2020 - 1:16pm

The superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute submitted his resignation Monday morning amid allegations of systemic racism at the 181-year-old institution.

The resignation of Retired Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III was confirmed by the school's Board of Visitors to The Washington Post.

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