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Dave Matthews was joined at the "Concert for Charlottesville" by Susan Bro, the mother of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old local woman killed in August while protesting white nationalists rallying in downtown Charlottesville, Va. [Read More]
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Thousands of people have packed a stadium in Charlottesville for a concert intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer's white nationalist rallies. Dave Matthews, whose band got its start in the Virginia college town, hosted the Sunday show and thanked the attendees and... [Read More]
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After white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this year, organizers decided that this year's Muslim Day parade must also be a platform. [Read More]
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In response to the recent events in their hometown of Charlottesville, VA, DMB hosts an evening of music and unity at University of Virginia's Scott Stadium in Virginia... [Read More]
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Trump to athletes: Stay in your place At an Alabama rally, President Trump had a suggestion for how an NFL owner should respond to a player who takes a knee during the national anthem, as Colin Kaepernick and others have done in protest of racial injustice: "Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He's fired." ... [Read More]
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Susan Bro accepted a posthumous Social Justice Award for her daughter Heather Heyer who died while protesting while nationalists in Charlottesville, Va. during the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards.        ... [Read More]
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Mary Jane Cannon Wade, 75, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Charlottesville, Va., passed away on September 21, 2017. Mary was a beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was... [Read More]
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Pat "Dancing Queen" Jensen, 72, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at her home in Charlottesville, Va. Holding her hand as she crossed over was her husband and soulmate,... [Read More]
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Charlottesville is gearing up for a concert featuring some big-name acts intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer's white nationalist rallies. Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande are slated to perform at the concert Sunday at the University of... [Read More]
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Following last month's massive white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., artists from all corners of the music world are coming together... [Read More]
Henrietta M. (Eifler) Holmes Henrietta M. (Eifler) Holmes, of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of Dorchester, passed on September 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Holmes;... [Read More]
Former Vice President Joe Biden had an op-ed published in The Atlantic Aug. 27 that criticized President Trump for handling the Charlottesville, Va., event in ... [Read More]
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One by one, Confederate monuments are coming down from their perches in front of courthouses, in public squares, along city boulevards. Now opponents to the memorials are looking through cemetery gates for more. Local officials and residents, outraged by the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last month and determined to clear their cities of markers that glorify the Confederacy, are pushing for the removal of Confederate... [Read More]
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The University of Virginia says it has rescheduled a series of free discussions about intolerance and inequity that were canceled last month because of safety concerns about a white nationalist rally and protests in Charlottesville. The Daily Progress reported Wednesday that the talks will be held Saturday. Demonstrations over officials' decision... [Read More]
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To the editor: It's just amazing that Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) actually has the gall to blame the Democrats for the violence last month in Charlottesville, Va. ("Citing conspiracy theory, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher blames Democrats for Charlottesville violence: 'It was a setup,' " Sept.... [Read More]
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A city council in Virginia has voted to commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day on the same day that Columbus Day has been traditionally observed. The Daily Progress reports the Charlottesville City Council voted Monday to mark the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day. That date has traditionally been celebrated as... [Read More]
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Annie Ford Weaver, 93, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. She was born on September 16, 1923, to the late Jacob Cameron Ford and... [Read More]
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Last September, Patrik Hermansson, a 25-year-old graduate student from Sweden, went undercover in the world of the extreme right. Posing as a student writing a thesis about the suppression of right-wing speech, he traveled from London to New York to Charlottesville, Va. — and into the heart of a dangerous movement that is experiencing a... [Read More]
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There were no burning crosses or other hijacked symbols of religion on obvious display when white nationalists descended on Charlottesville, Va., chanting “blood and soil,” a slogan dug up from the dredges of Nazism. [Read More]
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There were no burning crosses or other hijacked symbols of religion on obvious display when white nationalists descended on Charlottesville, Va., chanting "blood and soil," a slogan dug up from the dredges of Nazism. [Read More]
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