The Lambert Post

Violence erupts after white power rally in Charlottesville

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The rally was held at the University of Virginia, where officials had planned to take down a Robert E. Lee statue.

Allie Tatoy, Associate Editor

August 16, 2017

`America was shocked when, on Saturday, August 12, 2017, a white nationalist rally on the campus of the University of Virginia grew violent when met by counter-protesters. Rally organizer, Jason Kessler, planned the rally for months in response to the removal of a local statue of Robert E. Lee. ...