Charlottesville

politics

Lawmaker Wants to Rename Trump State Park to Honor Heather Heyer

"The names of these public parks and green spaces should embody the goals of uplifting and unifying New Yorkers."
Gabby Bess
9.7.17
RACISM

How to Fight the Resurgence of Neo-Nazism in the Age of the Internet

Two women who have researched neo-Nazis on the internet for years share why hate groups are now being pushed onto the "dark web" and how "free speech" needs to be redefined for the digital age.
Steven Blum
9.5.17
Op-Ed

BLM Co-Founder: It Is Our Duty to Dismantle White Supremacy

Patrisse Marie Cullors of the Black Lives Matter movement shares her thoughts on Charlottesville and the actions we need to take to move forward in the face of extreme bigotry.
Patrisse Marie Cullors
8.23.17
RACISM

Cries Intensify to Remove Statue of Gynecologist Who Experimented on Female Slaves

In the US, there are still three public memorials to Dr. J. Marion Sims, a doctor known for performing experimental surgeries on black women without anesthesia or consent during the 19th century.
Kimberly Lawson
8.22.17
schools

After Charlottesville, Schools Named After Confederates Consider Changes

There are over 100 schools in America named after Confederate leaders. After last weekend's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, students and administrators are calling for that to change.
Leila Ettachfini
8.17.17
RACISM

Doxxing White Supremacists Is Making Them Terrified

“It’s hard to get a job, hard to make a living, hard to have a normal social life when all your friends and family know you believe in ethnic cleansing.”
Steven Blum
8.15.17
Charlottesville

What It Was Like to Witness the Terror and Hatred on Display at Charlottesville

Activists reflect on spending a weekend in a town besieged by white supremacists and experiencing a domestic terror attack.
Callie Beusman
Zing Tsjeng
8.14.17