There aren’t as many fire-adorned marches these days. But there is a deep proliferation of ideas that were once unthinkable.
Charlottesville, five years later
Aug. 11, 2017 was a turning point. It prompted a pivot in Republican politics that has virtually remade the Grand Old Party. It emboldened a swath of the American far-right that hasn't receded since. Today at Mic, we've got stories covering the dark yet sprawling legacy of the Unite the Right rally. It's an unpleasant memory to dive into — but one that's important to revisit, so we understand the stakes of the work still left to come.