Tag Archives: Racism in the United States

13Aug/17

Unite The Right rally organizer is chased away by angry protesters

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 13, 2017) (NBC) – Rally organizer Jason Kessler, whom civil rights groups identified as a white nationalist blogger, attempted to hold a press conference outside city hall in Charlottesville on Sunday (August 13), but was quickly shouted down by protesters. The crowd approached Kessler, who was quickly taken away by state police.

13Aug/17

Unite the Right rally organizer says Charlottesville police refused to do their job

Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler says the Charlottesville police refused to do their job on Saturday after the white nationalist rally descended into deadly clashes. Continue reading

12Aug/17

Car plows into crowd in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12), prompting the governor to declare an emergency and halt a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue from a public park.
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06Nov/16
U.S. President Barack Obama

Obama ribs Trump over reported Twitter block

Singer Stevie Wonder joins U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign in Kissimmee, Florida. Obama mocks Donald Trump over reports that the Trump campaign has barred the GOP nominee from using Twitter.
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22Feb/15

Malcolm X’s legacy survives 50 years after his assassination, says his daughter

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 21, 2015) (REUTERS) – At the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination, his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, said his struggle for racial equality continues to resonate.
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