A Charlottesville Jury Ordered White Nationalists To Pay $25 Million To Victims Of The "Unite The Right" Rally
The jury found the white nationalists violated Virginia state laws, but they could not reach a verdict on federal conspiracy charges.
“I Want Them To Start Something”: White Supremacists Allegedly Strategized How To Provoke Counterprotesters Ahead Of The “Unite The Right” Rally
“Can you guys conceal carry? I don’t want to scare antifa off from throwing the first punch… I want them to start something.”
A Woman Who Narrowly Escaped Being Run Over By A Car At The “Unite The Right” Rally Said It Was “A Complete Terror Scene”
“I was confused. I was scared. I was worried about all the people that were there.”
A Renowned Holocaust Historian Testified That Charlottesville Rally Organizers’ Messages Were A “Call To Arms”
Also on Wednesday, two neo-Nazis rapped in court about their love for Adolf Hitler and denied there was a Holocaust.
Survivors Of “Unite The Right” Violence Testified About How The Attack Unfolded: "I Thought I Was About To Die"
“I couldn't see too much, but I just felt [blood] dripping and it's warm on my face,” one victim testified.
The White Supremacists Behind The Deadly Charlottesville Rally Are Going To Court. Here’s What You Need To Know.
“This really will be the first time the entire story of Charlottesville will be told out loud,” said Karen Dunn, co–lead counsel for the plaintiffs.
Wednesday’s attempted coup is just the natural extension of a presidency spent giving insurgents permission to come inside, kick their feet up, and tear down democracy.
A White House spokesperson said the president "did not hear" the "white power" call when he had initially shared the video.
The FBI Arrested Three White Supremacists Days Before A Gun Rally That Is Attracting "Threats Of Violence"
"We're seeing threats of armed confrontation and assault on our capital," Virginia's governor has warned.
“People were there protesting the taking down of the monument of Robert E. Lee — everybody knows that,” Trump said of the rally in Charlottesville, which was organized by white supremacists.
The White Supremacist Who Killed A Protester At The "Unite The Right" Rally Was Sentenced To Life In Prison
James Alex Fields Jr. killed Heather Heyer in 2017 when he rammed his car into a group of anti-racist counterprotesters.
The Mother Of The Protester Murdered At The "Unite The Right" Rally Confronted Her Daughter’s Killer In Court
"Her death was like an explosion in the world,” Susan Bro said.
The Alt-Right Abandoned One Of Its Own As He Faced The Music For Killing "Unite The Right" Counterprotester Heather Heyer
“Why would I want to go the trial of a fucking murderer?”
"He was too stupid and too young to realize what he was about to do would change his whole life," Mark Heyer told BuzzFeed News about the white supremacist who killed his daughter.
Defense attorneys for James Alex Fields Jr. had argued he was in fear for his life when he drove his car into the group of anti-racist demonstrators in 2017, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer. He now faces a federal hate crime trial.
Charlottesville Residents Created Their Own Niche Media In Reaction To The Unite The Right Violence. Now They’re Covering The Aftermath.
“I spend a lot of time thinking what I’ll do with my life after this is all over, but I don’t think it’ll end.”
Blame it on everything from poorly trained cops to problems with a drop-down menu.
The Republican Accused Of Liking Bigfoot Erotica And Offensive Facebook Pages Won A House Seat In Virginia
Denver Riggleman was accused of circulating Bigfoot erotica, and later of "liking" racist, sexist, and otherwise offensive Facebook pages.
The Politician Accused Of Liking Bigfoot Erotica Apparently Liked A Number Of Offensive Facebook Pages
"Denver does not remember liking some of these pages or being a part of these groups," a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News about the Republican candidate's current and former "likes" of racist, sexist, and trollish Facebook groups.
The Neo-Nazi Fight Club Named In The Charlottesville Arrests Is On The "Cutting Edge" Of Peddling White Supremacy
Four members of the California-based Rise Above Movement were arrested Tuesday for inciting violence in Charlottesville.
Four White Supremacists Have Been Charged For Their Role In The Charlottesville Unite The Right Rally
The four California men are believed to belong to the Rise Above Movement, described in the complaint as a "militant white supremacist organization."
American racism may never die, but as of Aug. 12, 2018, the alt-right and its goony tactics seemed to be waning like the white side of the moon.
While hundreds of people were out on the streets of the nation's capital on Sunday, some reporters estimated that only 20 white nationalists were among them.
More than 200 protesters and activists gathered Saturday.
“They use things like this divisive racial fight which ignores the commonalities we have as Americans, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion,” Rep. Thomas Garrett said.
A BuzzFeed News analysis shows that Russian accounts blamed the violence on the "antifa" and backed Trump all the way. Then most of them abruptly went silent — presumably banned by Twitter.
DC Police Say They Will Keep White Nationalists And Counterprotesters Separated At The "Unite The Right" Rally
The mayor of Washington, DC, also issued an order Thursday activating the city's emergency operations center.
Unite The Right Rally Organizers Promise Not To Allow Organized And Armed Paramilitary Activity At Future Events
They also agreed to actively discourage organized paramilitary groups from returning to Charlottesville, Virginia.
A White Supremacist Was Charged With A Hate Crime For Killing Charlottesville Protester Heather Heyer
James Alex Fields Jr. was indicted on 30 counts after he ran Heather Heyer and others over with a car.
Seven People Were Arrested While Protesting The Jailing Of The Black Man Who Used A Flamethrower in Charlottesville
The man, who claimed he had acted in self-defense, was sentenced to 20 days in jail.
A Judge Is Considering Dismissing A Lawsuit Against White Supremacists For The Deadly Violence In Charlottesville
White supremacists say they were only defending themselves against violent counterprotesters.
Lee's new film, BlacKkKlansman, is set in the 1970s, but ends with footage of Trump and Charlottesville.
"The implication was that I was telling people to give up and not be active and to not fight. That was not my intention," Fey told David Letterman on Netflix.
Jacob Scott Goodwin wore military gear and a neo-Nazi badge while repeatedly kicking DeAndre Harris during the "Unite the Right" rally clashes in 2017.
The judge ruled that DeAndre Harris was acting in defense of a friend. The four white supremacists who attacked him are facing separate charges.
Lawyers for Charlottesville protesters suing over last summer's violence are seeking sanctions after white nationalist leader Matthew Parrott appeared to post on social media that he "scrubbed" information related to the Traditionalist Worker Party.
Richard Spencer Said He Couldn't Find A Lawyer To Defend Him Against A Lawsuit About The Violence In Charlottesville
The prominent white nationalist is representing himself in arguing for dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Charlottesville residents and counterprotesters who say they were harmed by the "Unite the Right" rally and events surrounding it in August 2017.
How the pro-Trump media, conspiratorial hyperpartisans, and delinquent platforms ushered in two parallel universes of information.
Al Thomas resigned after a report criticized law enforcement's response to a violent white supremacist rally in August that turned deadly. The Virginia state police superintendent announced his retirement the next day.
The Neo-Nazi Who Allegedly Plowed Into Charlottesville Protesters Has Been Indicted For First-Degree Murder
James Alex Fields Jr. is accused of purposely driving into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Virginia over the summer, killing a woman.
A Cop Has Been Fired For Writing "Hahahaha Love This" On A Facebook Post About The Deadly Car Attack In Charlottesville
The Massachusetts police officer was terminated over comments he made in response to an article about the deadly car attack on counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Virginia.
Even before Ralph Northam's victory, Latino Victory Fund was telling people its polarizing ad was part of a strategy it would further embrace to defend the Hispanic community from what it sees as Republican attacks.
Amid apparent disorganization, white supremacist groups tried to reset the narrative after Charlottesville.
The Nationalist Front is planning a rally in Shelbyville, where authorities and residents want to avoid a repeat of the deadly events this summer in Charlottesville.
The Kremlin-backed @TEN_GOP account pushed hashtags for divisive events, including the Charlottesville "Unite The Right" rally, according to a new analysis of Twitter data.
The city's lawyers claim that groups that participated in the "Unite the Right" rally in August functioned as unregulated private armies, and that they couldn't claim the protections of the First and Second Amendments.
Deandre Harris's attorney called the charges "clearly retaliatory" after white nationalists pushed the case on social media.
College campuses haven’t been immune to a surge of hate speech and violence over the past year. BuzzFeed News found 154 incidents at more than 120 campuses nationwide.
Trump's remarks come just a day after he met with Sen. Tim Scott, the Senate's only black Republican, to discuss race in the wake of Charlottesville. Scott on Thursday said it's "unrealistic" to expect Trump to have an immediate "epiphany" on the issue.
The White House on Friday continued its attack on ESPN for comments made by SportsCenter cohost Jemele Hill on Twitter calling Donald Trump an ignorant bigot and white supremacist.
The resolution "condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack" in Charlottesville, Virginia, was passed unanimously by both the House and Senate.
"This pageant contestant has greater moral clarity than the President of the United States."
"Maybe when I tell people that science is systemically racist, they’ll believe me now. This trash is endorsed by a top journal," one scientist said.
He excused white supremacists, pardoned a supporter who wouldn't stop racist policies, and left DREAMers in limbo. Now? "They’ve got a year's worth of work to do in four months."
Starbucks Chair Howard Schultz asks in a new op-ed, “What is my responsibility to the republic?”
The city covered two Confederate statues in black tarp to symbolize the mourning for Heather Heyer, who was killed while protesting a violent white nationalist rally.
Since the election, the 80-year-old National Lawyers Guild has seen a surge of volunteers signing up to take notes on police responses to protests.
The network cited the deadly rally in Charlottesville earlier this month and said it switched Lee to a different game "simply because of the coincidence of his name."
The president blamed the news media for divisions in the US — glossing over the actual violence committed by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville last week.
Trump critics and once-hopeful allies alike remain deeply bothered by the president’s response to Charlottesville. “When the moral fiber of a nation is at stake, the people cannot rely on a morally bankrupt leader to guide them out of darkness into light.”
White nationalist leader Richard Spencer says he's "considering legal action" against the schools.
Confederate monuments across the country are being taken down following fatal violence sparked by a white supremacist rally in Virginia.
You might not worry about companies censoring Nazis. But you should be worried about the unelected bros of Silicon Valley being the judge and jury.
Police caught the man before he managed to do anything to the statue in Houston. But charging documents say he had nitroglycerin when officers found him.
Questions remain about the incident, which took place a week after the violence at UVA, and days after Trump's widely repudiated remarks. "Our campus is a space for educational engagement to occur between both those who do and do not share our values," university officials responded.
I went to the Whitney Plantation Museum to see if America is ready to reckon with its past.
The president continues to attack other Republicans and avoid answering questions about his wall. Here's what's going on in Washington this week.
He said a stranger came up to him and said "You one of them neo-Nazis?" before stabbing him.
Only a few dozen supporters of the right-wing "Free Speech Rally" showed up.
Jason Kessler later deleted his Twitter account.
The Charlottesville rally has thrust white supremacy into headlines. These are the books, recommended by leading scholars, that will help you understand its history and effects.
Twitter Grapples With "Verified" White Supremacists As Other Tech Companies Crack Down On Hate Speech
Twitter casts itself as a forum for free speech. But after a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, many wonder why the social network continues to verify accounts that promote hate speech.
The belief that violent extremism is something "they" bring to "us" isn't just wrong — it's messing up our approach to fighting terrorism.
Some white supremacists called the deadly Charlottesville rally a success, and are gearing up to hold more rallies. Police say they're preparing for them.
"Reproach and censure in the strongest possible terms are necessary following your support of the hate groups and terrorists who killed and injured fellow Americans in Charlottesville."
After white supremacists brought chaos to UVA’s campus in Charlottesville, colleges across the country have tried to block them. Free speech advocates are worried about what that might mean.
Heather Heyer's Mom Says She Won't Speak To Trump Or Forgive Him For Comparing Her Daughter To Nazis
Susan Bro, the mother of the woman killed when a car drove through anti-racist protesters during the white supremacy march in Charlottesville, said she will not speak to the president after he defended hate groups.
When Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed in a hate crime days after 9/11, his family didn’t lose faith in the United States. They didn’t expect the violence to only get worse.
Tina Fey Devoured A Sheet Cake Whilst Giving A Scathing Speech About Trump's Comments On Charlottesville
“And then Donny Jonny says we need to defend our country’s beautiful Confederate monuments, when you know he would take them down in a second if he thought he could build a bunch of poorly constructed condos on the spot.”
The Southern Poverty Law Center identified the groups as associated with hateful ideologies. Spotify said its content policy is "under constant review."
"He's saying, 'I’m going to force you to fire me in a public way or we’re going to follow the agenda we were elected for,'" an ally said.
Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen said he plans to file articles of impeachment against Trump over his response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
Police Are Investigating If A University Of Virginia Employee Who Suffered A Stroke Was Attacked By A White Supremacist
Tyler Magill's colleagues said the stroke came after he was hit with a tiki torch wielded by white supremacists on Friday night.
Apple and PayPal have started to disable payment support from websites selling white nationalist and Nazi apparel following this weekend’s events in Charlottesville.
Susan Bro received an extended standing ovation for her commemoration of her daughter.
"It's against our values and everything we've stood for since 1775."
It's unclear whether there is any Republican support to censure the president, something Congress has only done three times in its history.
Der Außenminister findet im Interview klare Worte. Donald Trumps Reaktion auf die Nazi-Gewalt in Charlottesville mache ihn fassungslos. Und Sigmar Gabriel hofft, dass die AfD noch unter 5 Prozent rutscht.
"We can never trivialize those people. You have to call things by their names and that was right-wing terrorism."
Lady Gaga Tweeted To The Black Community About How White People Can Do Better And These Are The Responses
WWTD: What would Twitter do?
The administration continues to deal with the fallout over Trump's response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.
OK, but why aren't we talking about the violent rebel alliance?
"Truly mind-boggling,” said a House Republican aide after Trump defended white supremacists during a press conference.
Augustus Sol Invictus, who was prominently featured on flyers advertising the white supremacist rally, announced his campaign outside of Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's office Tuesday. “This looks like a nonstarter,” one Republican said.
"Trump must be removed. Republicans, stand up to this obscene man." —Stephen King
Though Trump defended white supremacists at an event at Trump Tower, it sounds like he didn't refer to himself as part of their group.
Several injuries were reported in Charlottesville on Friday night and at least one protester was arrested and charged with assault and disorderly conduct.
Micah and Tadrint Washington have filed a suit against James Alex Fields Jr., David Duke, and others involved in the violent demonstrations in Charlottesville. They are seeking more than $3 million.
The ranking member of the House Homeland Security committee doesn’t think the chairman’s response is “sufficient or adequate” to address Democrats’ request that the committee investigate white supremacy and domestic terrorism.