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Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville Anniversary

Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville AnniversaryPoliticians and activists shared tributes to Heather Heyer on Sunday, honoring



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The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protestsCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local):



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Hundreds take to Charlottesville streets a year after far-right rally

Hundreds take to Charlottesville streets a year after far-right rallyWith chants like, “Cops and Klan go hand in hand,” the protesters’ criticisms of both police and the University of Virginia underscored the resentment that still exists a year after torch-bearing neo-Nazis marched through campus, shouting anti-Semitic messages and beating counterprotesters. Several students said they were angry that the police response was far larger this year compared with last year, when people carrying tiki torches the white nationalist rally went mostly unchecked. At one point on Saturday, dozens of officers in riot gear formed a line near where the rally was taking place, prompting many protesters to rush over yelling, “Why are you in riot gear?



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Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in CharlottesvilleCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security presence there this weekend.



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Charlottesville on high alert on the anniversary of white supremacist violence

Charlottesville on high alert on the anniversary of white supremacist violenceA group of anti-fascist activists rallied peacefully in downtown Charlottesville as the city marks the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence. Saturday marks a year since white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia campus with torches, clashing with a group of counterprotesters. The following day, a much larger gathering of white nationalists near a downtown park erupted into violence.



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NAACP President Says Trump Emboldened Racists With Charlottesville Response

NAACP President Says Trump Emboldened Racists With Charlottesville ResponseIt's been a year since white supremacists violently rallied in



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Charlottesville Anniversary: White Supremacy Didn’t Invade. It Was Always Here.

Charlottesville Anniversary: White Supremacy Didn’t Invade. It Was Always Here.CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ― On Aug. 12 of last year, after the murder of Heather



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On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed us

On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed usIt’s been nearly a year since white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., leaving a young woman and two state police officers dead and a nation that has long struggled with the dark side of its complicated racial history shaken to its core.



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Charlottesville photographer would return Pulitzer if he could save Heather Heyer

Charlottesville photographer would return Pulitzer if he could save Heather Heyer“It’s hard to just take joy in something like a Pulitzer when you know that it came because of such a tragic event.”



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Former Virginia governor remembers troopers who died in Charlottesville

Former Virginia governor remembers troopers who died in Charlottesville“It was very painful. I cannot tell you how close we were. These folks live with you all day, 24/7. It was like losing a family member.”



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