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  1. kenosha
    Trump Defends Suspected Kenosha Shooter Kyle RittenhouseTrump’s leap to defend Rittenhouse is either pathological or a deadly message he wants to sent to future would-be racial-justice protesters.
  2. the national interest
    Why Does Trump Want to Refight the Battle of Charlottesville?The president returns to his defense of Confederate statues.
  3. the far-right
    Virginia Gov. Declares State of Emergency Before Pro-Gun Rally in RichmondTaking no chances after Charlottesville, Gov. Northam declared a state of emergency ahead of Lobby Day, which has attracted far-right demonstrators.
  4. politics
    Mass Struggle Is the Only Way to Defeat White NationalismLegal reforms can only do so much. Some might even prove counterproductive.
  5. race
    The Black Art of Escape: A New Vision for Black Americans400 years have passed since the birth of a new people. Where do we go from here?
  6. racism
    Heather Heyer’s Murderer Will Spend the Rest of His Life in PrisonJames Fields killed Heyer with his car the day of the Charlottesville protests.
  7. white nationalism
    White Nationalism Is the Republican Party’s Meal TicketThis week on Capitol Hill, Republicans tried to distract Americans from their complicity in white nationalism. They ended up drawing attention to it.
  8. white nationalism
    How Kirstjen Nielsen Gave Voice and Muscle to Trump’s White Nationalist AgendaThe soon to be ex–DHS secretary was never a foil to Trump, she just limited her cruelty to what was permitted by law.
  9. charlottesville
    Driver in Charlottesville Car Attack Pleads Guilty to 29 Hate CrimesJames Fields Jr. will not be given the death penalty.
  10. racism
    This Is Not About Ralph Northam’s FeelingsThe Virginia governor wants to avoid easy answers to his racism scandal. He can start by recognizing it’s not actually about him.
  11. charlottesville
    Man Who Killed Young Woman in Charlottesville SentencedA jury sentenced James Alex Fields Jr., 21, to life plus 419 years, and $480,000 in fines for killing heather Heyer at the Unite the Right rally.
  12. neo-confederacy
    VA Secretary Once Gave Speeches Lionizing Racist Arch-Traitor Jefferson DavisHaving an apparent member of the neo-Confederacy heading the agency that tends to those who served the country Davis tried to destroy is not good.
  13. politics
    Tired Boy Donald Trump Says He Fell Asleep During Obama’s SpeechAfter Obama asked how hard it is to say Nazis are bad.
  14. 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.
  15. unite the right 2
    Unite the Right Sequel in Washington Draws Tiny Crowd of White NationalistsThey were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters and media.
  16. 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.”
  17. charlottesville
    Trump Tweets Conciliatory Message Ahead of Charlottesville AnniversaryBut his condemnation of ‘all types of racism’ still stood out.
  18. 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.”
  19. charlottesville
    Spike Lee Is the One Who Told Barack Obama About Charlottesville“I could see on his face — that shock.”
  20. 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.”
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. Black Man Beaten in Charlottesville Acquitted of Assaulting White NationalistDeAndre Harris was beaten badly on August 12, but he faced his own charges.
  24. charlottesville
    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.
  25. Trump’s War on the Media Has Been Years in the Making“We have to fight the media! Constantly fighting the media.”
  26. #takeaknee
    Pharrell Williams Takes a Knee at Charlottesville Benefit Concert“This is what that flag is for.”
  27. 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.
  28. Trump Says There Were ‘Bad Dudes’ on Both Sides in CharlottesvilleThe president is doubling down on his moral equivalence.
  29. 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.
  30. crime blotter
    Somebody Beheaded a Christopher Columbus Statue in New YorkA New York City mayoral candidate recently called Columbus “the founder of our nation.”
  31. 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?
  32. Antifa Beats Up Trump Supporters, Fuels Right-WingersIt’s a good day for false equivalence.
  33. 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.”
  34. politics
    Rex Tillerson Won’t Say If Trump ‘Speaks for American Values’“The president speaks for himself.”
  35. Video Emerges of Man Firing Shot Near Protester at Charlottesville RallyHe is reportedly now in custody.
  36. A Running List of Confederate Monuments Removed Across the CountryIt’s a pretty long list.
  37. charlottesville
    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.
  38. 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.”
  39. 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.”
  40. interview
    Just Try and Silence Symone SandersThe 27-year-old pundit refuses to be stepped on.
  41. charlottesville
    Daughters of the Confederacy Feel ‘Very Hurt’ by Calls to Remove StatuesThis sounds very difficult for them.
  42. 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.”
  43. what's good
    A Lipstick Cursing Trump Has Raised $40,000 for CharlottesvilleLipsticks against Trump.
  44. The Debate Over the Removal of Confederate Memorials Continues to SimmerMore are being taken down every day.
  45. What Germany Can Teach America About Addressing White SupremacismPulling down monuments is a start, but the real change happens in schools.
  46. 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?”
  47. awful things
    North Carolina KKK Leader Threatens to ‘Burn’ Black Univision ReporterChristopher Barker made derogatory and threatening comments to journalist Ilia Calderón.
  48. early and often
    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.
  49. protests
    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.”
  50. trump organization
    Charities Are Pulling Their Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ResortThe perceived toxicity of the president has spread to the winter White House.
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