Republican Gubernatorial hopeful, Corey Stewart (Credit: facebook.com/CoreyStewartVA)
This weekend an alt-right group, widely associated with white nationalism, marched to a Confederate statue in Charlottesville — carrying torches and chanting. The rally made national headlines and now Virginia’s candidates in the upcoming race for governor are weighing in. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy told attendees at Monday evening’s Council meeting that he was encouraged by Sunday’s rally in response to the white nationalist gathering the night before, but more is needed. (Credit: Jordy Yager)
Charlottesville City Council on Monday evening expressed outrage at a white nationalist rally over the weekend that received international attention. Jordy Yager reports.
Protester Chris O’Shea attempts to muffle the megaphone of Jason Kessler, a local supporter of keeping the Lee statue in place. Kessler was arrested for disorderly conduct later in the evening. (Credit: Jordy Yager)
Three people were arrested Sunday night after a mostly peaceful protest in downtown Charlottesville turned momentarily violent, spilling out into the streets. Jordy Yager has details.