Charlottesville Lawsuit Aims to Stop White Nationalist Militias

Charlottesville, Virginia, the site of a deadly white nationalist rally this summer, and a group of local businesses sued nearly a dozen white national associations and their leaders, claiming they formed unlawful paramilitary units that turned the otherwise “idyllic college town into a virtual combat zone.”

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White House Response to Charlottesville Draws Global Fire

As the world takes Wednesday to remember slavery and its abolition, a United Nations panel marked the occasion by denouncing the “failure at the highest political level of the United States of America to unequivocally reject and condemn” recent white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

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Report: Trump Lawyer’s Email Claims Black Lives Matters ‘Infiltrated’ by Terrorists

A personal attorney for President Trump forwarded an email to government officials and conservative media Wednesday equating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee with President George Washington, and claiming that terrorists have infiltrated the Black Lives Matter movement, according to reports.

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Trump Calls Removal of Confederate Monuments ‘Foolish’

President Donald Trump on Thursday denounced the removal of monuments to Confederate figures as “foolish,” days after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the planned removal of a statue of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led to the death of a counter-protester and the injury of 19 others.

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Deadly Rally Accelerates Removal of Confederate Statues

The deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is accelerating the removal of Confederate monuments in cities across the nation in much the same way that a 2015 mass shooting by a white supremacist led to the end of the Confederate flag being flown on public property.

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