Journalist and researcher Spencer Sunshine started observing racist hate events in the late 1980s. Last Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville almost killed him. Here, an unvarnished dispatch from the picturesque Virginia town—from the violent lead-up in Emancipation Park to the deadly aftermath downtown.
White supremacists got into terrifying formation at the “Unite the Right” actions in Charlottesville, Virginia. These images, taken by photo journalist Abdul Aziz, offer an intimate view of the inevitable violence.