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Oct 08, 2017
White nationalists return to Charlottesville, gather near Robert E Lee's statue for torch-lit protestWhite nationalists briefly rallied on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes in August led to the death of a woman who was run down by a car.
Aug 28, 2017
US' Rex Tillerson says Donald Trump 'speaks for himself' in response to Charlottesville criticismUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Donald Trump "speaks for himself" when asked whether the president's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, raised questions about his values, the media reported.
Aug 21, 2017
University of Texas to remove statues of Robert E Lee, other Confederate figuresUniversity of Texas president Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus
Aug 19, 2017
Charlottesville mayor calls for emergency meeting to remove Robert E Lee's statue; governor rejects requestArray
Aug 17, 2017
In wake of Charlottesville violence, several Confederate monuments vandalised across USEven as the Charlottesville violence continues to cause political upheaval in the US, various confederate monuments have been vandalised across the country
Aug 17, 2017
Charlottesville violence: Donald Trump goes off rails in rambling 'infrastructure' press conference, blames both sides againTrump sparked a political firestorm when he doubled down on his initial response to the Charlottesville rally, saying there was "blame on both sides"
Aug 16, 2017
Charlottesville violence: Rise of racism in US politics has also raised the importance of symbolsAfter the violence in Charlottesville, leaders across various US southern states said this week that they would step up efforts to remove such monuments.
Jul 09, 2017
KKK marches in Virginia to protest removal of confederate general's statueSupporters of Ku Klux Klan marched in Virginia to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the Civil War