Unite The Right

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Failed White Supremacist Rally Actually Unites Anti-Racist Activists

With just two dozen supporters on the ground in Washington, D.C.—and thousands of counter-protesters in the streets—the Unite the Right 2 rally was basically over before it began.

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Was It Racist for Facebook to Take Down a Page Opposing the 'Unite the Right 2' March?

Facebook says it took down the “Say No to Unite the Right 2-DC” event page because of its ties to a Russian troll farm. Black Lives Matter DC activist April Goggans calls b.s. 

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Will Independent Trumpists Ride Again?

Plagued by infighting and cancelled gigs, the alt-right has been quiet lately. But as we approach the first anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, some groups are back in the streets.

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Is the 'Alt-Right' on Its Last Leg?

Probably not. But two of the movement’s leaders—Richard Spencer and Matthew Heimbach—are having a really hard time out there on those racism streets. 

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City of Charlottesville and Activists Sue White Supremacist Leaders

The new filings accuse Richard Spencer, Christopher Cantwell and a variety of other White supremacist leaders of physical and emotional harm due to their roles in August’s deadly “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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.

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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.