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White supremacists hold torch rally in Charlottesville

October 8, 2017 3:00 pm
White supremacists hold torch rally in Charlottesville

In this photo taken on August 11, 2017, multiple white nationalist groups march with torches through the UVA campus in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo by AP) White nationalists, including alt-right leader Richard Spencer, have returned to Charlottesville, Virginia, to hold a torch-lit rally less than two months after racist violence left […]

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United Nations human rights experts say Charlottesville highlights rising racism in US

August 17, 2017 10:30 pm
United Nations human rights experts say Charlottesville highlights rising racism in US

Demonstrators participate in a march against white supremacy in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 16, 2017. (Getty Images) Three human rights experts in the United Nations have denounced the rising racism and xenophobia in the United States, citing the deadly violence at a white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as […]

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Commanders of the US Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps defy President Donald Trump on Charlottesville

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Commanders of the US Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps defy President Donald Trump on Charlottesville

US President Donald Trump walks to Air Force One prior to departure from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, July 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Commanders of the US Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps have publicly condemned the recent outburst of “hatred” and “extremism” during a gathering of […]

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Hundreds of people attend Charlottesville vigil as outrage continues over US President Donald Trump’s remarks

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Hundreds of people attend Charlottesville vigil as outrage continues over US President Donald Trump’s remarks

Hundreds of people in Charlottesville, Virginia have staged a candlelight vigil in memory of a young woman who was killed after being run over by a driver linked to white supremacist groups, amid worldwide outrage over President Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn the perpetrators of the violence.  The peaceful gathering […]

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US President Donald Trump declares ‘racism is evil’ after Charlottesville firestorm

August 14, 2017 10:30 pm
US President Donald Trump declares ‘racism is evil’ after Charlottesville firestorm

US President Donald Trump, under heavy bipartisan pressure, has finally declared that “racism is evil” and singled out white supremacists and Ku Klux Klan for a violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. “Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, […]

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Kenneth Frazier, CEO of pharmaceutical company Merck resigns from US President Donald Trump council over Charlottesville

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Kenneth Frazier, CEO of pharmaceutical company Merck resigns from US President Donald Trump council over Charlottesville

This file photo taken on January 31, 2017 shows Kenneth Frazier, CEO of pharmaceutical company Merck, attending a meeting between US President Donald Trump and leaders of the pharmaceutical industry in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump faced renewed […]

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