‘We denounce hate’: Washington, DC, braces for ‘Unite the Right’ rally

‘We denounce hate’: Washington, DC, braces for ‘Unite the Right’ rally

CLOSE In 2017, an assortment of alt-right and far-right affiliated groups gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of Confederate monuments and names from a city square. It ended in the death of a Charlottesville woman. USA TODAY In Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 11, 2017. (Photo: Mykal McEldowney/IndyStar via USA TODAY Network) The mayor…

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Gov. Ralph Northam declares state of emergency ahead of Charlottesville rally anniversary

Gov. Ralph Northam declares state of emergency ahead of Charlottesville rally anniversary

by Reis Thebault August 8 at 5:06 PM Email the author Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville declared states of emergency Wednesday ahead of the first anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist rally that turned deadly. The declaration, which took effect Wednesday afternoon and could run through Sept. 12, will increase state…

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Florida sheriff blasts Al Sharpton over rally: ‘Go back to New York. Mind your own business’

Florida sheriff blasts Al Sharpton over rally: ‘Go back to New York. Mind your own business’

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri had some words for the Rev. Al Sharpton.  (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office/AP) A Florida sheriff on Monday responded to sharp criticism from the Rev. Al Sharpton for not arresting a white man who shot and killed an unarmed black man during a parking lot dispute last month. Sharpton criticized Pinellas…

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