First, the city took down statues of confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. Then its council voted to remove a statue featuring Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacagawea.
The Virginia city took down statues of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, toppling symbols that were at the center of the deadly Unite the Right rally in 2017.
Statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson will be removed in the Virginia city almost four years after the deadly Unite the Right rally.
In poring through past yearbooks, the student journalists are reckoning with the racist history of both their state and their campus. A historian says the yearbook's title itself refers to blackface.
After two days of deliberation, jurors said James Alex Fields Jr. should spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering Heather Heyer and injuring 35 others at the Unite the Right rally last year.
When "Unite the Right" organizer Jason Kessler attempted to hold a news conference after a woman was killed protesting his rally, an angry group shouted him down — and one man threw a punch.
President Trump's response to the Charlottesville rally drew sharp criticism from his own party, but the backlash from Republican leaders was short-lived.
James Alex Fields Jr., accused of driving through a crowd of counterprotesters and killing one of them, told the judge that he had been treated for a range of mental health issues.
Prosecutors say James A. Fields Jr. targeted counterprotesters for their race, color, religion and national origin when he plowed his car into them last year, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.