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By Lisa Desjardins
In a mixed verdict, a jury has awarded millions of dollars in damages against white nationalist leaders for violence that erupted during the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
Jurors are being asked to decide if white nationalists are responsible for the violence and if the defendants are liable for damages.
The jury in U.S. District Court is being asked to decide whether two dozen white supremacists, neo-Nazis and white nationalist organizations are responsible for violence during two days of demonstrations.
Nine people who were physically injured or emotionally scarred are suing the rally organizers, alleging they conspired to commit violence.
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Antisemitism is a core ideology in white nationalist movements and was part of what drove extremists at the 2017 Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ protest. American University professor Pamela Nadell, former homeland security analyst Daryl Johnson,racial justice activist Eric Ward, and…
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was hoisted away from its place of prominence in Charlottesville on Saturday and carted off to storage, years after its threatened removal became a rallying point for white supremacists and inspired their…
By Associated Press
The man who was sentenced to life for killing one person and injuring dozens during the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Virginia received an additional 419 years on state charges Monday.
The men admitted they punched and kicked demonstrators who showed up to protest against white nationalists during a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia and the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville in August 2017.
By PBS NewsHour
White supremacists gathered in Washington, D.C., on Sunday for a rally to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly “Unite The Right” event in Charlottesville, Virginia, during which 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed. They were outnumbered by a coalition of…
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