Unite The Right

I Almost Died in Charlottesville

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.

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Charlottesville Resident in Viral Flame-Throwing Photo: 'The Cops Were Protecting the Nazis'

Corey Long explains how racist violence and police inaction compelled him to defend other protesters from White nationalists’ attacks using a lighter and a spray paint can.

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[PHOTO ESSAY] These 8 Images Sum Up the Absolute Terror of 'Unite the Right' Actions in Charlottesville

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.

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What You Need to Know About the Aftermath of the Racist Violence in Charlottesville

From murder charges to resignations, here’s the latest.

A White man in sunglasses and a White shirt makes a slashing motion across his neck during the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

Some Background on Those Violent, White Supremacist 'Unite the Right' Actions in Charlottesville

White nationalism is the big story after today’s violent ”Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia. Here’s what we know and some resources to deepen your knowledge about what’s going on.