KKK Group Holds Rally in Charlottesville Park
KKK Group Holds Rally in Charlottesville Park

Members and supporters of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan rallied at Justice Park Saturday afternoon in Charlottesville.

July 8th, 4:02 PM EDT
4 Facing Felony Charge Following KKK Group's Justice Park Rally
4 Facing Felony Charge Following KKK Group's Justice Park Rally

Four people are facing felony charges after counterprotesting a weekend rally by members and supporters of the Loyal White Knights of Ku Klux Klan.

Monday, July 10th 2017, 11:36 AM EDT
Counterprotesters, Charlottesville Officials Speak Out After KKK Rally in Justice Park
Counterprotesters, Charlottesville Officials Speak Out After KKK Rally in Justice Park

A day after a Ku Klux Klan rally in Justice Park, some are questioning if the amount of police presence and force used was necessary. 

Sunday, July 9th 2017, 5:46 PM EDT
Members of the Faith Community Stand Together Against KKK
Members of the Faith Community Stand Together Against KKK

Hundreds of members across all faiths banded together on July 8 to protest the Ku Klux Klan. 

Saturday, July 8th 2017, 6:26 PM EDT
Area NAACP Chapter Holds Counter Rally to the KKK
Area NAACP Chapter Holds Counter Rally to the KKK

The Albemarle Charlottesville chapter of the NAACP countered the KKK by encouraging peace and unity. 

Saturday, July 8th 2017, 6:02 PM EDT
In Lieu of KKK Rally, People in Charlottesville Attend Free Concert on Sprint Pavilion
In Lieu of KKK Rally, People in Charlottesville Attend Free Concert on Sprint Pavilion

While the KKK gathered in Justice Park, a free concert was held at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall.

Saturday, July 8th 2017, 5:28 PM EDT
Jefferson School Hosts Unity Event in Response to KKK Rally
Jefferson School Hosts Unity Event in Response to KKK Rally

Organizations and community members in Charlottesville are coming together to take part in events that highlight unity in response to the KKK rally. 

Saturday, July 8th 2017, 4:44 PM EDT
Lee Statue Vandalized Ahead of KKK Rally in Charlottesville
Lee Statue Vandalized Ahead of KKK Rally in Charlottesville

The statue of General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville's Emancipation Park was vandalized sometime overnight between Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8. The statue was tagged with graffiti and covered in red paint.

Saturday, July 8th 2017, 10:42 AM EDT
Charlottesville Police Provide Details on Road Closures for Planned KKK Rally
Charlottesville Police Provide Details on Road Closures for Planned KKK Rally

On July 8, the Charlottesville Police Department will close the following roadways from Noon until the conclusion of the event. 

Friday, July 7th 2017, 2:51 PM EDT
Police Surveillance Cameras at Charlottesville Parks Raise Questions
Police Surveillance Cameras at Charlottesville Parks Raise Questions

An organization dedicated to defending civil liberties and human rights is speaking out about Charlottesville police installing cameras at city parks without the public knowing.

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 3:08 PM EDT
Faith Community Blessing Justice Park Ahead of Planned Rally
Faith Community Blessing Justice Park Ahead of Planned Rally

The Charlottesville community continues to prepare for a planned rally Saturday by the Loyal White Knights of the KKK. Religious members are trying to overpower the hate group with prayer.

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 3:24 PM EDT
Council Candidate Plans 'Unity in the Community' Event to Counter KKK Rally
Council Candidate Plans 'Unity in the Community' Event to Counter KKK Rally

Kenneth Jackson, an independent candidate for Charlottesville City Council, plans to offer a community event to counter an upcoming controversial rally.

Friday, June 30th 2017, 2:45 PM EDT
Charlottesville Church Offers Service Ahead of KKK Rally
Charlottesville Church Offers Service Ahead of KKK Rally

The First United Methodist Church in downtown Charlottesville offered a special communion service Wednesday ahead of a Ku Klux Klan rally planned in July.

Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 8:39 PM EDT
Charlottesville Officials Present Plans to Offset KKK Group's Rally
Charlottesville Officials Present Plans to Offset KKK Group's Rally

Charlottesville is laying out its plan to protect the community and prevent violence during a scheduled rally by the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 11:25 AM EDT
Hundreds Attend Community Meeting Discussing KKK Rally
Hundreds Attend Community Meeting Discussing KKK Rally

Hundreds filled Mount Zion African Baptist Church in Charlottesville as leaders came together with citizens to discuss a planned rally by the Ku Klux Klan scheduled for July.

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 9:07 PM EDT
Charlottesville Police Chief Addresses Divide in City at NAACP Meeting
Charlottesville Police Chief Addresses Divide in City at NAACP Meeting

Charlottesville's Chief of Police, Al Thomas, is speaking out about the events of the last few weeks in the city centering on race and white supremacy.

Monday, June 12th 2017, 10:17 PM EDT
Charlottesville Universalist Church Hosts Talk on White Supremacy
Charlottesville Universalist Church Hosts Talk on White Supremacy

A church in Charlottesville is taking time to talk about racism and white supremacy. Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist hosted a white supremacy teach-in Sunday.

Sunday, June 11th 2017, 5:25 PM EDT
Charlottesville Religious Leaders Plan Response to KKK Rally
Charlottesville Religious Leaders Plan Response to KKK Rally

The Charlottesville Clergy Collective met this week to being planning a response to a rally the Ku Klux Klan plans to have in July.

Friday, June 9th 2017, 4:46 PM EDT
Rutherford Institute President Offers Advice Ahead of Planned KKK Rally
Rutherford Institute President Offers Advice Ahead of Planned KKK Rally

Ahead of a planned Ku Klux Klan rally in Charlottesville, John Whitehead wrote an open letter to Albemarle County and Charlottesville police advising them to de-escalate the situation.

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 4:21 PM EDT
Planned Rally by KKK Group Sparks Free Speech Discussion in Charlottesville
Planned Rally by KKK Group Sparks Free Speech Discussion in Charlottesville

Charlottesville finds itself in a difficult situation as it prepares for a rally by a group affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan.

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 5:03 PM EDT
Controversial Activists File Permits to Hold Rallies in Charlottesville
Controversial Activists File Permits to Hold Rallies in Charlottesville

Controversial activists have filed two permits requests with the city of Charlottesville for events this summer, including The Loyal White Knights of the KKK.

Monday, June 5th 2017, 6:58 PM EDT