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  • Understanding Charlottesville

    #Violence in Virginia awakens national fears Outraged by the local government’s plans to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, white nationalists and the Unite the Right groups held a torch-bearing rally and march in #Charlottesville, VA, carrying guns and shouting Nazi slogans on Aug. 11-12. By Saturday morning, counter-protesters were marching as…

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