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# charlottesville - Friday 28 June, 2019

Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence

Jun 28th 2019, 9:31 PM 18,138 Views 22 Comments

James Alex Fields Jr apologised today for his actions.

# charlottesville - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years

Dec 11th 2018, 7:37 PM 32,700 Views 61 Comments

James Alex Fields (21) was convicted of murdering 32-year-old paralegal Heather Heyer.

# charlottesville - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman
# James Alex Fields Jr
# James Alex Fields Jr

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

Dec 8th 2018, 10:35 AM 15,597 Views 37 Comments

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

# charlottesville - Friday 30 November, 2018

Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears

Nov 30th 2018, 10:45 PM 17,423 Views 0 Comments

James Fields (21) is accused of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

# charlottesville - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville
# Alt Right
# Alt Right

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville

Aug 11th 2018, 4:44 PM 13,855 Views 54 Comments

Another far-right rally is scheduled for Sunday, right outside the White House.

# charlottesville - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington

Jun 21st 2018, 9:08 AM 17,713 Views 82 Comments

The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.

# charlottesville - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content
# Memphis
# Memphis

Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content

Aug 29th 2017, 9:16 AM 26,710 Views 194 Comments

The film is usually shown every summer but will not be shown next year.

# charlottesville - Thursday 24 August, 2017

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes
# Christopher Cantwell
# Christopher Cantwell

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes

Aug 24th 2017, 10:36 AM 15,605 Views 86 Comments

Christopher Cantwell handed himself into police custody over violence at Charlottesville.

# charlottesville - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:44 PM 13,011 Views 84 Comments

A UN committee has said the move is aimed at helping prevent “existing problems from escalating into conflict”.

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name
# University Of Virginia
# University Of Virginia

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM 47,124 Views 108 Comments

The decision came following the recent violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville.

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence
# Defensive
# Defensive

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:09 AM 15,038 Views 41 Comments

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

# charlottesville - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Charlottesville statue: 'Many monuments to British figures were destroyed or removed in Ireland too'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Charlottesville statue: 'Many monuments to British figures were destroyed or removed in Ireland too'

Aug 19th 2017, 8:30 AM 14,663 Views 123 Comments

The blowing up of Nelson’s pillar, on O’Connell Street, in 1966 is the most acute example of the re-writing of the Irish landscape, writes Dr Richard Scriven.

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump
# Extremism
# Extremism

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Aug 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,294 Views 33 Comments

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.

# charlottesville - Friday 18 August, 2017

Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to speak to Trump
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to speak to Trump

Aug 18th 2017, 10:50 PM 19,424 Views 53 Comments

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying ‘I’m sorry’.”

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist
# White House
# White House

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist

Aug 18th 2017, 6:10 PM 32,941 Views 211 Comments

It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,

# charlottesville - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish'
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish'

Aug 17th 2017, 3:28 PM 26,895 Views 203 Comments

The US President sent a number of tweets on this issue this afternoon.

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Aug 17th 2017, 7:46 AM 9,873 Views 55 Comments

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

Opinion: 'These bigots are not representative of 60 million citizens who voted for Trump'
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Opinion: 'These bigots are not representative of 60 million citizens who voted for Trump'

Aug 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,898 Views 152 Comments

Saying that the average Trump voter is a racist amounts to a slur on those (including several of my own close friends) who voted for him for a variety of reasons, writes Larry Donnelly.

# charlottesville - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

Aug 16th 2017, 11:16 PM 27,051 Views 219 Comments

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

Aug 16th 2017, 8:09 PM 19,286 Views 133 Comments

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Aug 16th 2017, 6:13 PM 15,130 Views 112 Comments

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

'Violence' on the alt-left and Irish manufacturing: Key moments from Trump's bizarre press conference
# What's He Said Now?
# What's He Said Now?

'Violence' on the alt-left and Irish manufacturing: Key moments from Trump's bizarre press conference

Aug 16th 2017, 9:28 AM 31,850 Views 114 Comments

The US President fielded numerous questions on Charlottesville and his response to the violence yesterday.

Jennifer Lawrence is calling for people to identify white supremacists who attended rallies at Charlottesville
# Jennifer Lawrence
From The Daily Edge
# Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence is calling for people to identify white supremacists who attended rallies at Charlottesville

Aug 16th 2017, 8:31 AM 5,168 Views 1 Comment

She called protesters at the white supremacist rally ‘pathetic cowards’.

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides
# Outrage
# Outrage

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides

Aug 16th 2017, 7:02 AM 13,350 Views 128 Comments

The statement once again drew sharp criticism from across the political and cultural board.

# charlottesville - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag
# Controversy
# Controversy

'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag

Aug 15th 2017, 11:21 PM 26,821 Views 130 Comments

The flag was flown by Cork supporters during Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final against Waterford.

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

Aug 15th 2017, 9:56 PM 31,201 Views 162 Comments

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

# charlottesville - Monday 14 August, 2017

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
# Xenophobia
# Xenophobia

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

Aug 14th 2017, 10:56 PM 8,905 Views 92 Comments

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches

Aug 14th 2017, 6:27 PM 19,686 Views 121 Comments

The US President has been criticised strongly after initially stating that there was violence “on many sides”.

‘Is it something we want to keep doing?’ Cork fans again urged to drop Confederate flag
# Cork GAA
# Cork GAA

‘Is it something we want to keep doing?’ Cork fans again urged to drop Confederate flag

Aug 14th 2017, 6:04 PM 61,708 Views 212 Comments

Civil rights groups call the flag a symbol of “hate and racism.”

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference
# Virginia
# Virginia

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference

Aug 14th 2017, 7:57 AM 42,760 Views 183 Comments

Jason Kessler had barely begun speaking before protesters began shouting over him.

'Of course' Trump condemns KKK and white supremacists, White House says
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

'Of course' Trump condemns KKK and white supremacists, White House says

Aug 14th 2017, 6:54 AM 13,908 Views 61 Comments

One woman was killed, and 19 were injured, when a car ploughed into people at a counter-protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.

# charlottesville - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'
# Virginia
# Virginia

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'

Aug 13th 2017, 3:39 PM 20,958 Views 140 Comments

There were widespread scenes of violence yesterday in the Virgina city as white supremacist and nationalist demonstrations clashed with counter-protesters.

Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest

Aug 13th 2017, 7:41 AM 18,809 Views 102 Comments

Two police officers died after a helicopter crashed.

# charlottesville - Saturday 12 August, 2017

NHL and Detroit Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white supremacist rally
# Quick Response
From The42
# Quick Response

NHL and Detroit Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white supremacist rally

Aug 12th 2017, 10:30 PM 4,391 Views 1 Comment

Some white nationalists at a violent rally in Charlottesville were spotted using a modified Red Wings logo.

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia

Aug 12th 2017, 9:45 PM 45,999 Views 164 Comments

There were violent altercations today in the small city as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators clashed.