Unite the Right

Public has a right to information about safety plans for Charlottesville rally that turned violent, Reporters Committee argues

January 17, 2018On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press opposed the efforts of the City of Charlottesville and two Virginia …

Surveillance

Charlottesville Blocks Unite the Right ‘Anniversary’ Rally

The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Monday denied Unite the Right organizer Jason Kessler’s application to host an “anniversary” rally at the …

Jason Kessler

Law enforcement failed on multiple fronts at Charlottesville rally, report says

Law enforcement failed to adequately plan for or respond to a violent white nationalist rally this summer in Virginia, leading to "deep distrust of government" in the Charlottesville community, an independent review released Friday found.<p>Former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy's monthslong investigation …

Racism

Twitter verified another white supremacist

<b>UPDATE</b> <i>(Thurs. Nov. 9, 2017, 12:00 p.m. ET)</i><i>: On Thursday afternoon,</i> <i>Twitter responded to Kessler's verification</i> <i>by announcing they would pause the</i> …

Social Media

Charlottesville rally leaders under legal fire as residents aim to stop future violence

Charlottesville, Virginia, residents, business leaders and elected officials went to court on Thursday to try to prevent a repeat of the violence at a white-nationalist rally this summer that rocked the small university town.<p>The legal response from the local community, including from individuals …

Rights & Freedoms

Anthony Ervin Kneels for National Anthem at Raia Rapida

As the number of athletes kneeling for the national anthem across the sports world increases, <b>Anthony Ervin</b> is a particularly intriguing one to have …

Bruce Maxwell

DeAndre Harris’ Attorney Speaks Out About Charges, Says White Supremacist Was Hit by Someone Else

Over the last two months, social media has done the job the Charlottesville, Va., Police Department and the FBI couldn’t. With the aid of Shaun King, …

Crime

Charlottesville white supremacist rally in August drew attendees from 35 states, study finds

A torchlight rally by white supremacists that descended into violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August drew participants from at least 35 …

Racism

Most Charlottesville Protesters Were New To White Supremacy: ADL

For many of the attendees of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlotteville in August, it was their first time associated publicly with white …

Racism

White nationalists carrying torches descend on Charlottesville again

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Richard Spencer

White nationalists march again in Charlottesville

Alt-right crowd, including Richard Spencer, gather two months after anti-racist was killed during 'Unite the Right'.<p>White supremacists lit tiki torches as they gathered on Saturday night near the statue of American Civil War general Robert E Lee in Emancipation Park, Charlottesville, a focal point …

Racism

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After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart

When white nationalist Richard Spencer coined the term “alt-right” nearly a decade ago, his movement was marginal, impotent, and striving for respectability. The phrase was a useful euphemism for his genocidal ideology, a palatable alternative to “the Ku Klux Klan” or “the American Nazi Party” to …

Racism

Can Dave Matthews Heal Charlottesville? Another Longtime Resident Ponders the Possibility

Sunday's Music and Unity benefit concert will be a testament to the unifying, inestimable, enduring power of music.<p>Unless you have been living under …

Photojournalism

Car-ramming: The signature move of the American fascist

This week's car-ramming attempt in Vancouver, WA is not the first and will not be the last. So who is responsible?<p>On January 29, Fox News republished a post from conservative mouthpiece the Daily Caller (which was originally founded by Fox News host Tucker Carlson) that contained a jocular …

Daily Caller

Trump says recent antifa violence justifies his condemnation of both sides in Charlottesville

President Donald Trump on Thursday condemned the violence by the anti-fascist protest movement known as “antifa,” saying their tactics around the …

Donald Trump

Congress sends Trump bill denouncing Charlottesville violence, white supremacy

Congress sent a resolution to the White House on Tuesday condemning the violence at the white nationalist rally in Virginia last month and urging President Donald Trump to speak out against racist hate groups.<p>The legislation, which passed by unanimous consent in the Senate on Monday and in the …

Prejudice

Listen: It's Time for White Americans to Clean up Their Own House

<i>The Chauncey DeVega Show is the official podcast of Salon.com politics writer Chauncey DeVega. On a weekly basis the show features a relaxed and</i> …

Liberal View

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Is In Hurricane Irma's Path

Irma could wreak havoc on Trump’s estate Sunday<p>Hurricane Irma is gathering strength at sea. It is now a Category 5 hurricane as winds faster than 180 …

Entertainment

UVA Professor Warned Charlottesville Police Of Impending Violence On Night Before Heather Heyer’s Death

A University of Virginia professor warned Charlottesville police of impending violence on the night before Heather Heyer’s death at the “Unite the …

Policing

Warning: This Piece On Trump And Charlottesville May Be Unpopular | The Knife Media

This is an opinion piece, and it may not be popular.<p>It’s certainly not the main narrative on cable news or Twitter today, and it may not be what soothes the pain of the tragic events in Virginia over the weekend. Yet read on; it could ultimately help move our society forward.<p>First, let’s establish …

Racism

Emails Suggest UVA Police Downplayed White Supremacist Groups During Unite The Right Rally

Shadowproof has obtained all emails sent from the University of Virginia’s (UVA) police chief during the “Unite the Right” rally under a Freedom of …

Racism

'We are all ill -- our hearts are broken': Liberal family weeps as loving member turns into hatemonger and rising star of the alt-right

Michael Enoch Peinovich, whose white nationalist podcast pulls in over 100,000 listeners eager to hear his anti-Semitic, racist rants, has broken his …

Liberal View

Secret chats show Charlottesville organizers tried — but failed — to hide violent racism

The white supremacists who descended on Charlottesville last month had hoped to keep their violent racism under wraps in hopes of appealing to …

Liberal View

The white supremacists who attacked Charlottesville are planning their next move

The Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville last month was the largest, most violent assembly of white supremacists in decades, according to the …

Liberal View

Alt-right weakened but not dead after Charlottesville

The alt-right has been hit by a wave of cancellations since a deadly rally in August, Author Shane Burley explains.<p>In the wake of a white supremacist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, the far-right movement in the United States has been plagued by a wave of …

Racism

In chat rooms, Unite the Right organizers planned to obscure their racism

Organizers of the Unite the Right rally had a clear plan, according to the group’s chat and conference calls: Avoid obvious neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan …

Racism

Leaked Chats Show That White Supremacists ‘Joked’ About Plowing Cars Into Crowds of Counterprotesters Prior to Violence in Charlottesville, Va.

Remember all the white supremacists who <i>swore</i> they went to Charlottesville, Va., to conduct a “peaceful” protest and stand up for their First …

African-American News

Anonymous Hacks Former KKK Wizard David Duke's Online Accounts

During former Imperial Wizard of the KKK David Duke's recent appearance on Vice News Tonight's Charlottesville episode, he tried to explain the …

Liberal View

5 Alarming Revelations About White Supremacists in the Aftermath of Charlottesville

Nearly a month before a car driven by an alleged neo-Nazi plowed into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12, white supremacists …

Liberal View