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Charlottesville

  1. politics
    Tired Boy Donald Trump Says He Fell Asleep During Obama’s SpeechAfter Obama asked how hard it is to say Nazis are bad.
  2. unite the right
    ‘Get Out of My Room!’: Far-Right Leader’s Dad Interrupts Anti-Semitic LivestreamWith a host of lawsuits to pay off, Jason Kessler is stuck staying with his parents.
  3. Unite the Right Sequel in Washington Draws Tiny Crowd of White NationalistsThey were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters and media.
  4. charlottesville
    On Anniversary of Heather Heyer’s Death, Her Mother Reflects on Her Loss“I don’t want other mothers to be in my spot.”
  5. Trump Tweets Conciliatory Message Ahead of Charlottesville AnniversaryBut his condemnation of ‘all types of racism’ still stood out.
  6. q&a
    White Nationalists Are More Emboldened Than Ever“Our government’s move toward a white-nationalist agenda is fueling local street violence in a way that is going to lead to more death.”
  7. charlottesville
    Spike Lee Is the One Who Told Barack Obama About Charlottesville“I could see on his face — that shock.”
  8. charlottesville
    Kirstjen Nielsen Still Thinks There Were Two Sides to Charlottesville Attacks“I think what’s important about that conversation is, it’s not that one side is right and one side is wrong.”
  9. Charlottesville Organizer to Hold ‘White Civil Rights’ Rally Near White HouseThe National Park Service has approved Jason Kessler’s request to hold an event marking the one-year anniversary of the deadly protest.
  10. Exclusive Image Refutes Charlottesville White Nationalist’s Self-Defense ClaimJacob Scott Goodwin, convicted of beating DeAndre Harris, is seen delivering a blow to Harris in this newly published photo.
  11. Black Man Beaten in Charlottesville Acquitted of Assaulting White NationalistDeAndre Harris was beaten badly on August 12, but he faced his own charges.
  12. Unprepared Charlottesville Police Failed to Protect Public, Review Finds“Let them fight for a little. It will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly,” the police chief said.
  13. Trump’s War on the Media Has Been Years in the Making“We have to fight the media! Constantly fighting the media.”
  14. #takeaknee
    Pharrell Williams Takes a Knee at Charlottesville Benefit Concert“This is what that flag is for.”
  15. Trump Defends ‘Both Sides’ Remark Before Signing Anti-White-Supremacy ResolutionAfter weeks of controversy, both Trump and his White House have reverted to their original positions on Charlottesville.
  16. Trump Says There Were ‘Bad Dudes’ on Both Sides in CharlottesvilleThe president is doubling down on his moral equivalence.
  17. Gary Cohn Was Set to Be the Next Fed Chairman, Then He Criticized TrumpThe president was reportedly angry that Cohn publicly criticized him over his “many sides” response to Charlottesville.
  18. crime blotter
    Somebody Beheaded a Christopher Columbus Statue in New YorkA New York City mayoral candidate recently called Columbus “the founder of our nation.”
  19. charlottesville
    What Heather Heyer KnewShe initially decided that it would be too dangerous to stand up to right-wing extremists. She changed her mind. Why?
  20. Antifa Beats Up Trump Supporters, Fuels Right-WingersIt’s a good day for false equivalence.
  21. vmas 2017
    Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer’s Mother Honored Her Daughter at the VMAs“Only 15 days ago, my daughter Heather was killed as she protested racism.”
  22. Rex Tillerson Won’t Say If Trump ‘Speaks for American Values’“The president speaks for himself.”
  23. Video Emerges of Man Firing Shot Near Protester at Charlottesville RallyHe is reportedly now in custody.
  24. A Running List of Confederate Monuments Removed Across the CountryIt’s a pretty long list.
  25. White Supremacist Christopher Cantwell Surrenders to PoliceThe charges stem from his use of pepper spray at the rally in Charlottesville, which he says was justified.
  26. last night on late night
    Trevor Noah, Equal Justice Initiative Talk America’s History of Racial ViolenceAndra Day also performed a haunting rendition of “Strange Fruit.”
  27. Rabbis Cancel High Holy Days Call With Trump Over CharlottesvilleThey said his words “have given succor to those who advocate anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia.”
  28. interview
    Just Try and Silence Symone SandersThe 27-year-old pundit refuses to be stepped on.
  29. charlottesville
    Daughters of the Confederacy Feel ‘Very Hurt’ by Calls to Remove StatuesThis sounds very difficult for them.
  30. Paul Ryan Says Trump ‘Messed Up’ on Charlottesville, But Refuses to Censure HimHe thinks asking lawmakers to hold Trump accountable would amount to a “partisan hack-fest.”
  31. what's good
    A Lipstick Cursing Trump Has Raised $40,000 for CharlottesvilleLipsticks against Trump.
  32. The Debate Over the Removal of Confederate Memorials Continues to SimmerMore are being taken down every day.
  33. What Germany Can Teach America About Addressing White SupremacismPulling down monuments is a start, but the real change happens in schools.
  34. charlottesville
    Read Heather Heyer’s Cousin’s Powerful Op-Ed on White Privilege“Why has the death of a white woman at the hands of a white supremacist group finally gotten the attention of white folk?”
  35. awful things
    North Carolina KKK Leader Threatens to ‘Burn’ Black Univision ReporterChristopher Barker made derogatory and threatening comments to journalist Ilia Calderón.
  36. Poll: Trump Embarrasses More Than 60 Percent of Voters in 3 Crucial StatesTrump’s response to Charlottesville doesn’t seem to have gone over so well in the three states that narrowly handed him last year’s election.
  37. Tens of Thousands March Against Hatred and White Supremacy in BostonBoston’s police commissioner applauded how 99.9 percent of the roughly 40,000 protesters were “standing tall against hatred and bigotry in our city.”
  38. Charities Are Pulling Their Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ResortThe perceived toxicity of the president has spread to the winter White House.
  39. The Careful, Pragmatic Case Against Punching Nazis“Punch Nazis” may be a satisfying catchphrase, but progressives should think through what it would mean to fully embrace it.
  40. politics
    Watch CNN’s Kate Bolduan Shut Down GOP Candidate in Debate About CharlottesvilleCorey Stewart accused Kate Bolduan of using Heather Heyer’s death to advocate for taking down Confederate statues.
  41. charlottesville
    Mother of Charlottesville Victim Says She Refuses to Speak to Trump“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying I’m sorry.”
  42. charlottesville
    I Lost My Son to the Alt-Right MovementA mother reflects on her son’s descent into hate.
  43. James Murdoch Says There Are ‘No Good Nazis,’ Pledges $1 Million to ADLThe 21st Century Fox CEO and son of Rupert Murdoch says Trump’s reaction was concerning.
  44. Trump Is Driving a Wedge Between the GOP Base and Everyone ElseBy going soft on neo-Nazis, Trump is doing the Democrats’ job for them: highlighting an issue that splits the GOP base from the rest of America.
  45. Confederate Monuments Were Built to Change History, Not Preserve ItA democracy that retains monuments to men who committed treason — in defense of slavery — is one that has changed its history, not learned from it.
  46. charlottesville
    Men’s-Rights Activism Is the Gateway Drug for the Alt-RightBoth movements appeal to those with fantasies of violent, sometimes apocalyptic redemption.
  47. Nothing’s Shocking Anymore With TrumpHe managed to both threaten nuclear war and embrace neo-Nazis while on vacation. Wait until he gets “back to work.”
  48. durham
    Durham Activists Turn Themselves in Out of Solidarity for Toppling StatueDozens of people attempted to turn themselves in after four were arrested for toppling a Confederate statue.
  49. comeuppance
    Uno Pizzeria Fires Employee Who Marched in Charlottesville RallyThe chain said it’s committed to “the fair treatment of all people” and “the safety of our guests and employees.”
  50. charlottesville
    How It Feels to Be a New Student of Color Going to College In Charlottesville“Getting a degree is the most important thing, but this is not the space I want to live in.”
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