08.13.2018

'Old Jim Crow, new Jim Crow!' Charlottesville confronts racism, then and now

'Old Jim Crow, new Jim Crow!' Charlottesville confronts racism, then and now (Photo: Mike Tripp, News Leader)

Activists honored the victims of last year's violent clashes with white nationalists and denounced racial bigotry on Sunday, but the all-day demonstrations still resulted in a few tense moments and four arrests.

The chanting, gathering and mourning lasted from morning to late afternoon, when local police took down their checkpoints and a few hundred activists, University of Virginia students and residents dispersed from downtown Charlottesville.

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