Tag: Charlottesville, Va, Violence (August, 2017)

Why Does the U.S. Military Celebrate White Supremacy?

The white supremacist who murdered nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., five years ago dispensed with the fiction that the Confederate battle flag was an innocuous symbol of “Southern pride.” A murderer’s manifesto describing the killings as the start of a race war — combined with photos of the killer brandishing a pistol and a […]

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Oklahoma City Bombing: City Marks 25 Years Since America’s Deadliest Homegrown Attack

Timothy J. McVeigh slaughtered 168 people, including 19 children, by gutting a federal office building with a massive truck bomb on April 19, 1995, yet he features only fleetingly in the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. “We felt it was important to show his face, not to give him any credit, but to show […]

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Oklahoma City Marks 25 Years Since America’s Deadliest Homegrown Attack

Timothy J. McVeigh slaughtered 168 people, including 19 children, by gutting a federal office building with a massive truck bomb on April 19, 1995, yet he features only fleetingly in the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. “We felt it was important to show his face, not to give him any credit, but to show […]

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He Says His Nazi Days Are Over. Do You Believe Him?

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — It was a panel discussion on a college campus about the importance of rejecting extremism. And one of the supposed experts on tolerance participating was Jeff Schoep, a man who once called the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., “a glorious day for white solidarity in America.” At California State […]

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White Supremacist Groups Expand Propaganda Efforts, Report Finds

They are a staple of any college campus: leaflets, posters and stickers promoting clubs, meetings and parties. From afar, they look innocuous — and most are. But upon closer inspection, a growing number are promoting white supremacist propaganda such as “America Is Not for Sale,” “One Nation Against Invasion” and “Reclaim America.” The distribution of […]

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What Did Virginia Learn From Charlottesville?

Opposing protesters were squeezed together. Law enforcement agencies failed to communicate. Officials falsely believed that weapons could not be banned. These were among the problems that plagued officials in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, according to a report published that year on the extremist rallies where hundreds of people descended on the city and one […]

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Trump on Virginia Gun Dispute: 2nd Amendment ‘Under Very Serious Attack’

RICHMOND, Va. — Days before a planned gun rights rally that has set Virginia’s capital on edge, President Trump warned that state Democrats were threatening Americans’ right to bear arms. “Your 2nd Amendment is under very serious attack in the Great Commonwealth of Virginia,” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday. “That’s what happens when […]

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