Video Clip: White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

Description

Sheryl Gay Stolberg talked about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA against the removal of Confederate statues. At the event, several clashes between protestors and counterprotestors erupted, with several minor injuries occurring, but as the rally dispersed, a car drove into a group of counterdemonstrators, killing one and injuring more than 30 people.

5 minutes

Keywords

  • 1st Amendment
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitution
  • President
  • White Nationalists

Additional Resources

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