Posts Tagged Unite the Right

A Peaceful Anniversary for Charlottesville


Charlottesville police kept a low profile as the city observed the second anniversary of Unite the Right. (Credit: RADIO IQ)

There were no protests, no chanting and no arrests this weekend as Charlottesville marked the second anniversary of a violent white supremacist rally. Instead, the city celebrated what it calls Unity Days – a range of events designed to bring people together. Sandy Hausman reports.


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Activists Want Twitter to Ban White Supremacists


Activists say white supremacists are using Twitter to promote hate. The company says it has policies against that. (Credit: Twitter)

Community activists from Charlottesville are asking Twitter to ban white supremacists in advance of August 12th – the 2nd anniversary of a violent rally called Unite the Right. RADIO IQ’s Sandy Hausman has that story.

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Judge Says Tarps Must Come Off Charlottesville Statues


The statues have been surrounded by fencing to deter protesters from removing the tarps. (Credit: Jordy Yager / RADIO IQ)

Giant black tarps have covered two Jim Crow-era statues of Civil War generals in Charlottesville for months now. The move was quickly challenged with a lawsuit and on Tuesday a judge finally ruled. Jordy Yager reports.

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