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  • August 12 – A "Unite the Right" rally turned deadly when a 20-year-old Ohio man accelerated his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.
  • August 13 – “Unite the Right” organizer Jason Kessler attempted to hold a press conference in front of Charlottesville City Hall. He was forced to abandon the conference after being attacked by an angry crowd. One man pushed Kessler and then a woman tackled him. "Police surrounded Kessler and pulled him out from amidst the angry crowd almost immediately, but the crowd kept chasing him."[4]
  • August 25 9:39 AM – The City of Charlottesville announced the hiring of Tim Heaphy, former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, to lead an independent, external review of the City's response to three events during the previous three months - the May 13th torch-light rally at Emancipation Park, the July 8th rally of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan at Justice Park and the August 12th Unite the Right rally at Emancipation Park.[5]






  1. http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list
  2. Web. Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues, NBC29 Staff, News Article, NBC29, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 20, 2017, retrieved September 16, 2017.
  3. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, April 17, 2017.. . Also available in older archive.
  4. Web. Angry crowd attacks "Unite the Right" organizer in Charlottesville, CBS News/Associated Press, AUGUST 13, 2017 6:56 PM, retrieved November 29, 2019.
  5. https://www.charlottesville.org/Home/Components/News/News/8434/635
  6. http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list
  7. Web. Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster, Meghan Moriarty, News Article, WVIR NBC29, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 19, 2017.
  8. Web. New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery, Bria White, News Article, WCAV CBS 19, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 19, 2017.

External Links

Unite the Right rally 2017 on wikipedia