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(AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
August 31, 2018 - 1:50 pm
By JAY REEVES , Associated Press ARAB, Ala. (AP) — The fight over Confederate symbolism has landed in an Alabama town where education leaders have banned the high school marching band from playing "Dixie" as the fight song. Dozens of opponents of the decision packed a city school board meeting...
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August 11, 2018 - 9:35 am
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , The Associated Press Charlottesville, VA (AP) - Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred and bloodshed that...
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August 04, 2018 - 9:28 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue has been vandalized. The incident took place between Friday Night (8/3) & Saturday Morning (8/4). It appears that a large amount of red paint was thrown on the statue’s base. The letters BLM were also painted in red on that...
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June 08, 2018 - 2:54 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A black man accused of using an improvised flamethrower during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville has been convicted of disorderly conduct. Local news outlets report Corey Long was found guilty Friday and ordered to serve 20 days in jail. An Associated Press...
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June 04, 2018 - 2:48 pm
By JAY REEVES , Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — It took generations to erect all the nation's Confederate monuments, and a new report shows they're being removed at a pace of about three each month. The study — released Monday by the Southern Poverty Law Center — shows that 110 Confederate...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 1:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The commission studying what to do with Richmond, Virginia's most prominent Confederate monuments has been given another month to complete its report. The commission convened last year by Mayor Levar Stoney had been expected to submit its recommendations for Monument Avenue by...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:33 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Baltimore Ku Klux Klan leader has pleaded no contest to firing a gun during a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last summer. Court records show Richard W. Preston entered the plea Tuesday. He was charged with discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 01, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – A Pro-Confederate group is returning to Richmond for what they are calling "Protect All The Monuments On Monument Ave-Round 3". The group CSA II(The New Confederate States of America) are planning their third rally around the Robert E. Lee Statue on Richmond's famed...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 23, 2018 - 12:38 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has asked a judge to block a subpoena in a federal lawsuit filed by 11 people injured during a violent clash between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville last year. The plaintiffs are seeking to compel Duke to...
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