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Unite the Right
Recovering $25M From
Neo-Nazis Could Be a Problem
Nov 25, 2021 8:51 AM CST
Recovering $25M From Neo-Nazis Could Be a Problem
Those not in jail or in hiding say they're broke
- A jury awarded more than $25 million this week to people who sued white nationalists over 2017's deadly Unite the Right rally in Virginia—but it's not clear how much of it plaintiffs' lawyers will be able to recover. Three of the five far-right groups named as defendants...
White Supremacists Must Pay
Millions Over Charlottesville
Nov 23, 2021 2:26 PM CST
White Supremacists Must Pay Millions Over Charlottesville
Jury delivers a mixed verdict against white supremacists
- It's a mixed verdict, but one that requires white supremacists to pay millions of dollars to people injured in the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017. The AP reports that a federal jury on Tuesday awarded more than $25 million to nine people who sued...
Key to White Supremacists'
Lingo: the Guise of Humor
Nov 19, 2021 9:12 AM CST
Key to White Supremacists' Lingo: the Guise of Humor
Charlottesville trial includes testimony about the strategy
- The Kyle Rittenhouse and Ahmaud Arbery trials aren't the only cases involving volatile race issues winding down at the moment. Jurors in Charlottesville, Virginia, begin deliberations Friday in a civil trial over the deadly violence that broke out at the Unite the Right rally in 2017, reports CNN . Details:...
White Supremacists' Trial Over
Violent Rally to Invoke KKK Act
Oct 25, 2021 4:50 PM CDT
White Supremacists' Trial Over Violent Rally to Invoke KKK Act
Federal lawsuit argues organizers planned the chaos
- Jury selection began in a federal lawsuit against white supremacists Monday, and the trial's central issue will be whether the violence that left dozens of people injured and one person dead at a 2017 rally was spontaneous or had been planned for months. The case will be heard in...
'Crying Nazi' Accused of
Sending Threatening Text
Jan 24, 2020 11:33 AM CST
'Crying Nazi' Accused of Sending Threatening Text
White nationalist Christopher Cantwell is being held without bond in New Hampshire
- Christopher Cantwell made a name for himself by popping up in a Vice documentary shot at Charlottesville's violent 2017 Unite the Right rally, followed by getting blocked on Facebook, Instagram, and PayPal. Then things got worse for the white nationalist when he posted a tearful YouTube video in which...
Unite the Right
Jan 2, 2020 11:00 AM CST
Inspiration for Unite the Right Rally Charged With Kidnapping
Augustus Invictus also charged with domestic violence in SC
- A white nationalist who inspired the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., is facing numerous charges, including kidnapping. Augustus Invictus, 36, was arrested Monday at a mall in Florida, where Brevard County Sheriff's deputies had been surveilling him since Christmas Day, per CBS News . They'd initially...
White Nationalist Who Killed
Heather Heyer Sentenced
Jul 15, 2019 1:07 PM CDT
White Nationalist Who Killed Heather Heyer Sentenced
James Alex Fields gets life plus 419 years on state charges
- A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison on state charges, the AP reports. James Alex Fields Jr. , 22, was sentenced Monday to life plus...
Leader Is Black
Mar 3, 2019 6:30 AM CST
I 'Outsmarted Them': Neo-Nazi Group's New Leader Is Black
James Stern becomes president of the National Socialist Movement; ex-leader claims deception
- Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups, were surely surprised to hear of the group's latest move in a Charlottesville lawsuit: In an about-face, the white supremacist group admitted liability in the deadly violence of 2017 . "Justice must be served and...
Meme Gets Reporter
Blocked From Facebook
Dec 3, 2018 10:55 AM CST
Charlottesville Suspect's Meme Gets Reporter Blocked From Facebook
Hawes Spencer posted it alongside eerily similar image of car actually plowing into protesters
- Facebook temporarily blocked a reporter for posting the same meme James Alex Fields Jr. posted three months before allegedly driving into counterprotesters at the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The meme, which shows a car driving into a group of people and is overlaid with the words...
'Something I Can Do for
Heather': A Huge Trial Starts
Nov 26, 2018 9:25 AM CST
'Something I Can Do for Heather': A Huge Trial Starts
James Alex Fields accused of driving his car into Charlottesville counterprotesters
- Small town, big trial: Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial of a man accused of deliberately ramming his car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last year. James Alex Fields , 21, faces charges including first-degree murder for the incident on Aug....
White Supremacist Nabbed
After Reaching Central America
Oct 25, 2018 8:17 AM CDT
White Supremacist Nabbed After Reaching Central America
Rise Above Movement leader Robert Rundo was 'brought back' to US
- Four members of a California-based white supremacist group said to promote racism and fighting have been charged with inciting violence at protests throughout California last year. Rise Above Movement leader Robert Rundo, 28, was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after returning from Central America, while Robert Boman, 25,...
Alleged 'Serial Rioters'
Arrested in Connection
With 'Unite the Right' Rally
Oct 2, 2018 5:26 PM CDT
Alleged 'Serial Rioters' Arrested in Connection With 'Unite the Right' Rally
4 men accused of traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia, to incite a riot, attack counterprotesters
- Four members of a militant white supremacist group from California have been arrested on charges they traveled to Virginia last year to incite a riot and attack counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally that turned deadly, federal authorities said Tuesday. The defendants—Benjamin Drake Daley, Michael Paul Miselis, Thomas Walter...
White Nationalist's Chat
Interrupted by Angry Dad
Aug 16, 2018 6:23 AM CDT
White Nationalist's Chat Interrupted by Angry Dad
'Hey, get out of my room!'
- "Unite the Right" organizer Jason Kessler tends to meet opposition wherever he speaks—including his parents' home. Video has surfaced of the white supremacist being interrupted by his angry father while chatting online about Orthodox Jews to neo-Nazi Californian Patrick Little, the
reports. "Hey, you get...
Cops Say Officer
Was Assaulted During
Aug 13, 2018 4:20 AM CDT
Cops Say Officer Was Assaulted During Charlottesville March
Hundreds of anti-racists marched in Va. city
- Virginia authorities say they are investigating an assault of a Charlottesville police officer who was knocked down during a anti-racist demonstration related to a deadly 2017 far-right rally, the AP reports. Hundreds of people marched in Charlottesville on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the far-right "Unite the Right"...
Protesters Far Outnumber
'Unite the Right' Crowd in DC
Aug 12, 2018 4:30 PM CDT
Protesters Far Outnumber 'Unite the Right' Crowd in DC
Dozens of white nationalists encountered hundreds in counterprotest near White House
- A contingent of about 30 white nationalists was seen marching down a Washington street toward the White House surrounded by a protective bubble of police officers and vehicles, per the AP . Hundreds of counterprotesters were walking alongside the group but keeping on the sidewalks, many of them shouting and taunting...
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