White nationalist demonstrators use shields as they guard the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he was “disgusted by the hatred, bigotry and violence these protesters have brought to our state over the past 24 hours”.
Shocking video shows the moment a auto speed down a Charlottesville, Va., street, hit a group of protesters and sped off.
An anti-fascist group called “Antifa” marched to counter the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.
President Donald Trump posted on Twitter that “We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for”. She said the suspect’s vehicle then backed over people. Many are outraged by the city’s plans to remove the confederate history.
Charlottesville, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a liberal-leaning city that’s home to the flagship University of Virginia and Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.