BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 19, 2017) (NBC) – Opposition groups began to march on the streets of Boston Saturday (August 19) ahead of a “Free Speech” rally with right-wing speakers, a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist protest. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (AUGUST 18, 2017) (STATE TV) – With U.S. President Donald Trump increasingly isolated over his response to white nationalist violence in Virginia, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a broad condemnation of racism on Friday (August 18) and promised to make his department more racially diverse. Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 13, 2017) (NBC) – Rally organizer Jason Kessler, whom civil rights groups identified as a white nationalist blogger, attempted to hold a press conference outside city hall in Charlottesville on Sunday (August 13), but was quickly shouted down by protesters. The crowd approached Kessler, who was quickly taken away by state police.
U.S. authorities begin to investigate the deadly violence stemming from a white nationalist rally in Virginia that challenged President Trump’s leadership. Linda So reports. Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (NBC) – Two Virginia state policemen were killed on Saturday (August 12) when a helicopter in which they were riding crashed after assisting in efforts to quell clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12), prompting the governor to declare an emergency and halt a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue from a public park.