President Trump now promises 10-year prison sentences for those who vandalize monuments on federal property.
Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer is hosting a press conference after two men were charged for driving their vehicles into protesters in Midtown on Friday.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (CNN) — The city of Fredericksburg, Virginia, has removed an auction block marking the spot where African Americans were once displayed and sold as slaves. The 800-pound slave auction block was removed from a downtown corner Friday morning after nearly two years of deliberation among City Council, months of legal action that threatened to […]
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam made a historic announcement today — the iconic Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue will be removed.
EDITOR’s NOTE: Black Lives Matter 757 organized a protest at the Confederate monument starting at 7:57 p.m. Wednesday. During the demonstration, protesters broke off pieces of the monument, threw paint and set it on fire. It came to an end after one of the soldier statues toppled over and injured a male at the protest. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought to determine Sunday whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstrations toward violence — and if foreign adversaries were behind a burgeoning disinformation campaign on social media. As demonstrations spread from Minneapolis to the White House, New York City and […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (WJW) – Police in Charlottesville, Virginia say a New York City emergency room doctor has died of self-inflicted injuries. In a news release posted on their website, Charlottesville police said they responded to a call for medical assistance on Sunday. Dr. Lorna Breen was taken to a hospital where she died of her […]
(CNN) – The highest-ranking officer in the US Marine Corps has ordered Confederate-related paraphernalia to be removed from all Marine installations. The order from Commandant Gen. David Berger was one of several initiatives he prioritized for “immediate execution” in a memo sent to senior leadership last week, Marine Corps spokesman Capt. Joseph Butterfield told CNN. […]
Trump said ‘many people agree’ with his tweets labeled as racist. These white supremacists certainly do.
President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic congresswomen have won him renewed support from white supremacists who had been losing faith that he was the hero they wanted to create a prospering White America. Trump told the four women of color that they should “go back” to the “crime infested places” they came from, even though three of […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – An avowed white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison on hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in March to federal hate crime charges […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – A recent Gallup poll surprised many people with its findings about weight in this country. It created two lists; one of the cities that were most likely to be obese and another with cities that were least likely to be obese. Among the 189 U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas surveyed, Boulder, Colorado came […]