Although no white nationalist rallies are planned for Charlottesville, Virginia, during the anniversary of last summer’s deadly clashes, the city is still preparing in case disruptions break out. See photos.
After police fielded criticism for failing to contain violence last year, D.C. authorities are prioritizing communication and outreach in an effort to keep the peace amid tensions over “Unite the Right 2” rallies. Meanwhile, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will be on her way to El Salvador for a prior commitment.
He’s accused of pepper-spraying a counter-demonstrator on Aug. 11, the day before a white nationalist rally on the UVA campus ended in deadly violence.
Unite The Right organizer Jason Kessler lost the blue check mark that was bestowed upon him last month, a move that elicited backlash against Twitter.
Nearly one in four members of the military in a recent poll said they had seen demonstrations of white nationalism among fellow troops, and a reporter on the military and a longtime observer of hate groups both say the armed forces aren’t immune to the problems of the rest of society.
The chief organizer of the Charlottesville white nationalist rally has received permission to move from Virginia to Ohio after a judge agreed to modify his bond.