• We Need To Talk About The Anti-Semitism At The Charlottesville Protest

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    This weekend, self-identifying white nationalists, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis marched on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville and violently protested in the town , ending with the death of at least one person and leaving dozens more injured . People across the country condemned the events. In addition to the horror of watching those hateful humans march in broad daylight without fearing any consequences, I found it disturbing that many people, including liberals and progressives, didn't acknowledge the hateful anti-Semitic comments made by these Nazis. In some cases...
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  • Facing Down The Torches Of Nazis, White Supremacists, & Nationalists In Virginia

    Facing Down The Torches Of Nazis, White Supremacists, & Nationalists In Virginia

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    This essay was written by a law student at the University of Virginia who decided to counterprotest on Friday when members of Unite the Right stormed the campus. She shared it in the Pantsuit Nation Facebook group with the hope of calling allies to arms to join Saturday's protest. It is reprinted with permission and edited for clarity and length. My friend and I arrived on campus on Friday night and were met with hundreds of white nationalists - of course, 99% white men - carrying torches through what is known as the lawn, the main quad of campus. They chanted, "You will not replace us...
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