Religious Leaders Prepare for the Unite the Right Rally
Religious Leaders Prepare for the Unite the Right Rally

Religious leaders brace for the anticipated Unite the Right rally. 

August 11th, 6:00 PM EDT
Judge Grants Injunction, Jason Kessler Can Have Unite the Right Rally at Emancipation Park
Judge Grants Injunction, Jason Kessler Can Have Unite the Right Rally at Emancipation Park

A judge has granted a temporary injunction for Jason Kessler allowing him to have his Unite the Right rally in Emancipation Park.

Friday, August 11th 2017, 11:36 AM EDT
ACLU, Rutherford Institute Represent Kessler in Lawsuit Filed Against Charlottesville
ACLU, Rutherford Institute Represent Kessler in Lawsuit Filed Against Charlottesville

Attorneys for Jason Kessler filed a federal lawsuit late Thursday evening against the City of Charlottesville.

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 10:29 PM EDT
Local Government Officials Issue Statements Ahead of Unite the Right
Local Government Officials Issue Statements Ahead of Unite the Right

Local government officials are issuing remarks on the anticipated Unite the Right rally that is expected to take place Saturday, August 12. 

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 4:31 PM EDT
Emergency Personnel Readying for Upcoming Unite the Right Rally
Emergency Personnel Readying for Upcoming Unite the Right Rally

Authorities and emergency responders are preparing for the crowds expected in Charlottesville Saturday. Police are anticipating up to 6,000 people in and around the Emancipation Park area.

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 2:53 PM EDT
Charlottesville Grants 2 Permits for Counterprotests of Unite the Right Rally
Charlottesville Grants 2 Permits for Counterprotests of Unite the Right Rally

A peaceful gathering at McGuffey Park spread a message that love is stronger than hate in light of the Unite the Right rally Saturday. 

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 2:08 PM EDT
Groups Plan to File Lawsuits Against Charlottesville Over 'Unite the Right' Rally
Groups Plan to File Lawsuits Against Charlottesville Over 'Unite the Right' Rally

The ACLU and Rutherford Institute say they are now representing Jason Kessler as Charlottesville attempts to get him to move the Unite the Right rally to McIntire Park.

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 11:18 AM EDT
ACLU, Rutherford Institute Urge Charlottesville to Allow Rally at Emancipation Park
ACLU, Rutherford Institute Urge Charlottesville to Allow Rally at Emancipation Park

Groups dedicated to protecting constitutional and civil rights are calling on Charlottesville officials to allow a controversial rally to go ahead as planned Saturday.

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 2:18 PM EDT
Department of Emergency Management on Standby During Unite the Right Rally
Department of Emergency Management on Standby During Unite the Right Rally

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management, or VDEM, will help Charlottesville emergency crews during the anticipated Unite the Right rally. 

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 12:21 PM EDT
Airbnb Cancels Bookings for 'Unite the Right' Charlottesville Rally Attendees
Airbnb Cancels Bookings for 'Unite the Right' Charlottesville Rally Attendees

Airbnb has canceled bookings in Charlottesville for users affiliated with the "Unite the Right" rally Aug. 12.

Monday, August 7th 2017, 5:13 PM EDT
Charlottesville Leaders Ask Kessler to Move Unite the Right Rally
Charlottesville Leaders Ask Kessler to Move Unite the Right Rally

City leaders and police are bracing for the upcoming rally at Emancipation Park. They want the event to be moved to McIntire Park, but the organizer says no.

Downtown Mall Businesses Brace for Unite the Right Rally
Downtown Mall Businesses Brace for Unite the Right Rally

Businesses on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall hope that people will still come out and enjoy Charlottesville despite an alt-right rally set to take place August 12.

Sunday, August 6th 2017, 9:05 PM EDT
UVA President wants UVA Community to Avoid Unite the Right
UVA President wants UVA Community to Avoid Unite the Right

University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan is calling on students and community members to avoid the August 12th Unite the Right rally. 

Friday, August 4th 2017, 1:44 PM EDT
Tim Kaine Weighs in on Anticipated Unite the Right Rally
Tim Kaine Weighs in on Anticipated Unite the Right Rally

Democratic senator and former Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine commented on the upcoming Unite the Right Rally that is expected to take place on August 12. 

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 5:03 PM EDT
Charlottesville City Council: Unite the Right Rally Will Happen for Time Being
Charlottesville City Council: Unite the Right Rally Will Happen for Time Being

After spending four hours behind closed doors, Charlottesville officials say there is nothing they can do to stop Jason Kessler’s August 12 rally in Emancipation Park.

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 10:15 PM EDT
New Coalition Strives for Different Approach to Community Unity
New Coalition Strives for Different Approach to Community Unity

The End Division Unity Coalition is calling on city leaders to provide more opportunities for community members to voice their opinions and concerns. 

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 4:59 PM EDT
Company Cancels Kessler’s Liability Insurance for Rally
Company Cancels Kessler’s Liability Insurance for Rally

NBC29 has confirmed white activist Jason Kessler’s liability insurance for his August 12 rally has been canceled. 

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 9:05 PM EDT
Charlottesville City Councilors to Hold Closed-Door Meeting on Unite the Right Rally
Charlottesville City Councilors to Hold Closed-Door Meeting on Unite the Right Rally

Councilors are trying to figure out what they can do in response to a planned rally next weekend. They are are expected to go over legal and planning options for the Unite the Right rally.

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 3:19 PM EDT
Congregate Charlottesville Calling Plan for Interfaith Response to 'Unite the Right' Rally
Congregate Charlottesville Calling Plan for Interfaith Response to 'Unite the Right' Rally

Charlottesville clergy members are laying out their plans to counter a planned August rally at Emancipation Park.

Monday, July 31st 2017, 3:40 PM EDT
Charlottesville Groups Send Out 'Call to Action' Against Upcoming Rally
Charlottesville Groups Send Out 'Call to Action' Against Upcoming Rally

A Charlottesville is reaching out to people across the country to stand together in response to the upcoming Unite the Right rally at Emancipation Park on August 12.

Friday, July 28th 2017, 2:23 PM EDT
Charlottesville Leaders Working to Plan Unity Cville Events
Charlottesville Leaders Working to Plan Unity Cville Events

Charlottesville City Council says it is working to plan Unity Cville events to unite the Charlottesville community on August 12.

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 5:31 PM EDT
Post Encourages Charlottesville Hotels to Stand Against 'Unite the Right' Rally
Post Encourages Charlottesville Hotels to Stand Against 'Unite the Right' Rally

An anonymous contributor on an activist website aims to get people to contact hotels in the city and convince them to deny rooms to alt-right members ahead of the rally at Emancipation Park on August 12. 

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 4:07 PM EDT
Downtown Businesses Raise Concerns of Planned Emancipation Park Rally
Downtown Businesses Raise Concerns of Planned Emancipation Park Rally

Businesses are laying out their concerns over a planned rally. A letter with 43 signatures, representing around 30 businesses in Charlottesville, was sent out to officials and authorities Thursday.

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 11:33 AM EDT
Special Prosecutor to Take Up 3 Charlottesville Court Cases
Special Prosecutor to Take Up 3 Charlottesville Court Cases

The cases against three people charged in connection to confrontations involving white activists in Charlottesville were taken up in court Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 11:44 AM EDT by John Early
ADL Lists Kessler, Other 'Unite The Right' Speakers as White Supremacists
ADL Lists Kessler, Other 'Unite The Right' Speakers as White Supremacists

Nearly every speaker expected to attend an August rally in Emancipation Park is a leader of the alt-right movement, according to a civil rights group.

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 12:45 PM EDT
Businesses Taking Part in Unity Cville, JMRL Branch Closing Due to Aug. Rally
Businesses Taking Part in Unity Cville, JMRL Branch Closing Due to Aug. Rally

Some businesses and organizations in Charlottesville are standing together in response to the upcoming Unite the Right rally at Emancipation Park on August 12.

Monday, July 24th 2017, 4:07 PM EDT
Sources: 4,000 People May Fill Emancipation Park During August Rally
Sources: 4,000 People May Fill Emancipation Park During August Rally

Police sources say they are expecting thousands of people to crowd around Emancipation Park during a planned controversial rally next month.

Friday, July 21st 2017, 3:25 PM EDT
Hundreds Call on Charlottesville City Council to Cancel August 12 Rally
Hundreds Call on Charlottesville City Council to Cancel August 12 Rally

Hundreds of people are calling for Charlottesville City Council to revoke the permit of a controversial rally set for August.

Monday, July 17th 2017, 9:43 PM EDT
Charlottesville Man Applies for Permits to Counter Emancipation Park Rally Planned for August 12
Charlottesville Man Applies for Permits to Counter Emancipation Park Rally Planned for August 12

Applications have been submitted to Charlottesville for counter events in preparation for an August rally at Emancipation Park.

Monday, July 17th 2017, 4:41 PM EDT
SURJ Seeks to Prevent Planned Emancipation Park Rally
SURJ Seeks to Prevent Planned Emancipation Park Rally

Showing Up For Racial Justice sent an email to City Council, urging Charlottesville to revoke the permit for the “Unite the Right” rally scheduled for August 12.

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 5:02 PM EDT
Self-Proclaimed White Activist Holds Presser Ahead of Controversial Rally
Self-Proclaimed White Activist Holds Presser Ahead of Controversial Rally

The self-proclaimed white activist spearheading a controversial rally set for next month in Charlottesville is speaking out about what to expect.

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 9:25 PM EDT
Plaque Removed from Emancipation Park, Previously Lee Park
Plaque Removed from Emancipation Park, Previously Lee Park

The city of Charlottesville has removed the 'Lost Cause Narrative' plaque from Emancipation Park.  

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 5:11 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