On August 12, the city of Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia saw a major rally of far-right nationalists protesting the removal of a monument dedicated to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The rally, dubbed Unite the Right, which subsequently led to violent clashes between the demonstrators and counter-protesters and culminated in the car ramming attack, resulting in several deaths and many injuries.
Duke University, located in the US city of Durham, North Carolina, removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the campus chapel, local media reported, citing a letter of university President Vincent Price.
US President Donald Trump has been criticized for being slow to respond to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulting in the death of a woman and injuring 19 others in a vehicle attack by a white supremacist.
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Officials in the US city of Boston are stepping up security ahead of a planned right-wing "Free Speech" rally alongside simultaneous counter-protests expected on Saturday in the aftermath of the violent white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order which will stop all public demonstrations at the Robert E. Lee Monument in the state capital Richmond until new emergency rules are in place to protect free speech and keep people safe, the Governor's office said in a press release.
Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer in a statement on Friday called for an emergency meeting of the Virginia State Assembly to vote for the removal Confederate statues from the city.
Apple boss Tim Cook has become the latest executive to speak out against US President Donald Trump over Charlottesville violent protests.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said that white nationalists who were behind the clashes in the city of Charlottesville sought to promote hatred and bigotry and had interest in efforts to remove statues honoring Confederate leaders in the US Civil War.
Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor on Thursday took away the Russian web domain (.ru) from a US neo-Nazi website, the Daily Stormer, Alexander Zharov, the head of Roskomnadzor, said in a statement.
As Confederate monuments in towns and cities across the United States are being toppled, social media users ponder on how far this "anti-statue crusade" could actually go.
The US House Homeland Security panel will question officials on the topic of terrorism.
US President Donald Trump terminated the Manufacturing Council Initiative and Strategy & Policy Forum, two of the White House's earliest pushes, following the exit of multiple chief executive officers wanting to create real distance from the president's reluctant condemnation of white supremacy.
A funeral service for Heather Heyer, the victim of the car attack in Charlottesville, is being held in the central Virginia city.
A group of United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday expressed concern and outrage over the recent violence in the US town of Charlottesville and warned that it indicates that racism was on the rise in the country.
Facebook has reportedly removed eight groups dedicated to racist content after a recent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.
In a bizarre Tuesday press conference, US President Donald Trump condemned violence by "both sides": white supremacists and neo-Nazis, and the so-called "alt-left."
The ugly events that have just taken place in Charlottesville, VA are a stark reminder that the cancer of white supremacy continues to fester in America - and not just at the level of a few hundred knuckle dragging racists marching with Confederate flags.
Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich stated that he resigned from US President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council to call attention to the serious harm divided political climate over violent nationalist riots in Virginia's Charlottesville.
Police Chief Al Thomas said that Charlottesville police were spread thin during Saturday’s deadly rally.
After being hashly criticized for lack of response to the violence during a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, US President Donald Trump condemned KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists as "criminals and thugs."
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