At the time, if you told people in Charlottesville that hundreds of angry white supremacists and neo-nazis would rally in a park just steps away from the theater the following summer, they’d have thought you were crazy.
Read more Why Charlottesville? How a Facebook comment, an unknown blogger, and some old tweets inflamed a debate about race and monuments
By David McNair The first thing I saw when I approached the Unite the Right rally on Saturday, August 12 here in Charlottesville was a guy across from Market Street Market selling bottled water for $2 out of his car, saying, “I figured I had to make the most of it.” The next thing I…
Read more From Comedy to Tragedy: what I saw at the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville
This Vice report pretty much tells you all you need to know about what happened in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017.
Read more Nazis invade Charlottesvillle, DTM
At Saturday’s Klan Rally Protest, Charlottesville resident Heather Rose Ratesic Dorsey, who was there to protest the Klan, gave one of the state troopers guarding an entrance way for the Klan a hug (see photo left). “I have always been taught to respect everyone and I am sure that they needed more than a hug…
Read more Hugged & Shoved: hugging protester says she was roughed up by city police
Turning the abandoned and blighted Landmark Hotel into a vertical urban garden may sound like a fanciful, farfetched idea, but at least local artist Russell Richards has an idea. The same can’t be said for the City or the hotel’s various owners, who have offered only empty promises. “I suspect the Landmark is never going…
Read more Up to Pasture: local artist has vision to turn Landmark into vertical farm
A crowd of protesters gathered in front of the offices of Cville Weekly today, outraged by a December 29 story the local paper ran that, according to one protest organizer, “threw gasoline on the fire of racial tension in our community.” Indeed, the story, titled, “Knockout: Victims of brutal Downtown Mall assault want arrests, and…
Read more Knock at the door: Protesters accuse C-Ville Weekly of “inflaming racial tensions”
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