Posts Tagged Charlottesville Rally

Since August, Candidates Have Shifted Tactics on Confederate Monuments

Confederate Monuments Protest

City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)

If you had asked Virginians a year ago what topics would dominate the race for Governor, Confederate monuments might not have topped the list. But a rally in Charlottesville changed everything. Now, Confederate monuments have become a flashpoint in the race for Virginia’s next Governor. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Governor’s Commission on Diversity, Inclusion Meets for First Time After Charlottesville

Terry McAuliffe

Governor Terry McAuliffe addresses a news conference concerning the white supremacist rally and violence in Charlottesville August 12th. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)

A panel dedicated to racial healing met for the first time in Richmond Tuesday. Virginia’s Governor created the Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion after the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

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