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Self-described KKK leader charged for driving into U.S. protesters

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:34 PM

'Harry H. Rogers, 36, is charged with assault and battery, attempted malicious wounding, and felony vandalism. Additional charges are being investigated,' says Henrico County's Commonwealth Attorney Shannon Taylor

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White House defends Trump's response to Virginia violence

Aug 14, 2017 - 12:40 AM

UPDATED But Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer blames US President Donald Trump for creating an atmosphere of coarseness cynicism [and] bullying in America

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press about protests in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. A picturesque Virginia city braced Saturday for a flood of white nationalist demonstrators as well as counter-protesters, declaring a local emergency as law enforcement attempted to quell early violent clashes.  / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

Critics lash out at Trump over white supremacist backing

Feb 29, 2016 - 8:41 AM

Conservatives and liberals alike rounded on Republican Donald Trump for refusing to reject an endorsement by David Duke a white nationalist who once led the Ku Klux Klan

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) talks to members of the media in the spin room after the CNN Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music Opera House in Houston, Texas, USA, February 25, 2016. Larry W. Smith/EPA

3 stabbed, 13 arrested at KKK rally in California

Feb 28, 2016 - 12:10 PM

UPDATED Several fights break out between Ku Klux Klan members and counter protesters

This handout picture obtained courtesy of the Center for the Study of Hate and extremism shows a counter-protester (L) tackling a member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) during a KKK rally in Anaheim, California, February 27, 2016.  Three people were stabbed, one of them critically, and 13 others were arrested when a Ku Klux Klan rally erupted into clashes with counter-protesters, witnesses and police said.  RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / MANDATORY CREDIT: "AFP PHOTO / CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF HATE & EXTREMISM / B. LEVIN / HO" / NO MARKETING / NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS / DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / XGTY  / AFP / Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism / B. Levin