Unite the Right

Virginia News: Opinion: Charlottesville, One Year Later

Virginia – The one-year anniversary of the odious “Unite the Right” (UTR) rally in Charlottesville thankfully passed without incident. Marked by mainly peaceful marches and rallies on the grounds of the University of Virginia and the Downtown Mall, this weekend’s events stood in stark contrast to the ugly and violent episodes of last year. Law … Continue reading Virginia News: Opinion: Charlottesville, One Year Later

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville victim’s mother: ‘So much healing to do’

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  — The mother of a woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last summer said Sunday there’s much healing to do a year after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Heather Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, laid flowers at a makeshift memorial at the site of … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville victim’s mother: ‘So much healing to do’

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: White nationalists rally in WDC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A contingent of about 30 white nationalists is marching down a Washington street toward the White House surrounded by a protective bubble of police officers and vehicles. Hundreds of counterprotesters are walking … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: White nationalists rally in WDC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville decides Justice, Emancipation are premature

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Charlottesville’s leaders have decided their city isn’t ready for Emancipation and Justice. Still struggling over how to handle Confederate symbols, the Charlottesville City Council voted 4-1 Monday night to change the names of two parks yet again. The former Lee Park, renamed Emancipation Park, is now Market Street Park. The former Jackson … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville decides Justice, Emancipation are premature