Videos Show Slow Police Response to Violent Protests in Charlottesville

Slow responses by the police to violent skirmishes at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12 have angered many residents, though officials insist no “stand down” order was in place.

As White Nationalist in Charlottesville Fired, Police ‘Never Moved’

By FRANCES ROBLES August 25, 2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — As demonstrators clashed near a downtown park here two weeks ago, a white nationalist protester in a bulletproof vest turned, pointed a pistol toward the crowd and fired a single shot at the...

Melee Breaks Out at Charlottesville City Council Meeting

By FRANCES ROBLES August 21, 2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A melee broke out at the Charlottesville City Council meeting on Monday night, as activists and residents angrily took over the Council chambers and criticized the city’s response to a...

Critic’s Notebook: We Need to Move, Not Destroy, Confederate Monuments

The art historian in a critic wants to preserve Confederate images in museums, not trash them. At a crime scene, you don’t destroy evidence.