Did someone forward you this email? Subscribe here for free news. Friday Aug. 12, 2022 Charlottesville will always be the town where five years ago today hundreds of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members marched through downtown in a shocking display of violence and hatred. Their rally traumatized us. And it left us […]
Photographer Ézé Amos says its time for #charlottesville to be about the people who live here.
“It’s the birthplace of our democracy,” said Emily Gorcenski. “And if you want to assault the ideals of democracy, you go to where it started. It’s as simple as that.”
Michael Cheuk didn’t know how we would respond to the Unite the Right rally — until he reconsidered his own family history and his faith.
Five years after white supremacists rallied around Charlottesville’s Lee statue, Confederate legacy groups have sued the city in an effort to stop the Swords Into Plowshares project.
The board was formed after the violent white supremacist rallies of 2017 — and took years to gain power to investigate cases of alleged police misconduct.
Did someone forward this email? Subscribe for free to get updates at the end of the week about our coverage of this anniversary in Charlottesville. Monday, August 8, 2022 People across the country will be talking about Charlottesville this week as we approach the Friday anniversary of Unite the Right. But for those who live […]
“It’s never really been a Charlottesville that I feel safe in, or even one that I feel is not really embedded in racism,” said Myra Anderson. “On that day, it just so happened to rear its ugly head.”
Five years after the “summer of hate,” we’re telling our community’s own stories.
What does it mean to be Black in the Charlottesville Police Department? A former detective remembers the KKK rally of 2017 — and what it means when law enforcement tries to recruit minority officers.