A former head of the American Civil Liberties Union, Nadine Strossen, was in Charlottesville Tuesday to talk about the First Amendment-- and how it's under threat in Virginia.
Articles by Hawes Spencer
The man who planned last summer's deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Jason Kessler, pleaded not guilty at his trial for perjury on Tuesday [03/20], but an omission stopped the case before the jury could decide.
The young African-American man beaten in a Charlottesville parking garage at last summer’s white nationalist rally won acquittal Friday [03/16] on an assault and battery charge that he was facing.
University of Virginia students lent their voices to Wednesday's [03/14] nationwide walkout to honor the slain students of Parkland Florida with an event on the Lawn.
The organizer of last summer's deadly white nationalist rally-turned-riot has sued the city of Charlottesville in federal court yesterday (3/6) in order to hold another rally this summer.
State law may not let Charlottesville remove its Civil War statues, but it can celebrate the day when more than half the population found freedom one day.
Less than 24 hours after a Charlottesville judge ordered them down, the black shrouds over the city’s two statues of Confederate Generals were removed Wednesday morning [02/28].
After the violent summertime rally in Charlottesville, the City placed black coverings over two statues of Confederate generals. Today (2/27), a judge ruled those covers must be removed.
After the deaths that occurred at the August 12 white supremacist rally, Charlottesville City Council didn't put a sunset clause on its mourning period. Now, that omission could push a judge to
order removal of the black tarps that have been shrouding two statues of Confederate generals.
Every time somebody rips the tarps off, city crews rush out to to cover up the Civil War statues.