Counter-Protester Rages Against D.C. Police: ‘You’re All Ameri-KKK, Fascist Pieces of Sh*t!’

A counter-protester shouting sentiments synonymous with far-left groups raged against law enforcement officers stationed near the White House following a white nationalist-led rally in Washington, DC, on Sunday afternoon. A young man, wearing black clothing and a red cloth around his neck, shouted at police officers for providing security to Unite The Right 2 rally […]

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White nationalists, counterprotesters converge in DC

WASHINGTON — White nationalists will march in D.C. Sunday to mark the anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a white nationalist event in which a counterprotester was killed and two Virginia State Police troopers died in a helicopter crash. “Unite the Right 2” participants are planning to assemble at the Vienna […]

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Photos of the week: Aug. 4-11

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. Messages and flowers line Heather Heyer Way in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (WTOP/Max Smith) The Associated Press contributed to this report. © 2018 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow […]

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‘Create an alternative message’: What local leaders are advising protesters of hate groups

WASHINGTON — In anticipation of Sunday’s expected gathering of white nationalists in D.C., area leaders are trying to give counterprotesters advice about how best to respond to bigoted groups. “There are constructive and productive ways to respond to hate,” House Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., said. Norton was among local leaders and community members who […]

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‘Unite the Right 2’: Here’s what to expect as white nationalists, counterprotesters gather on Sunday

WASHINGTON — Sunday will mark the one-year anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a white nationalist event in which a counterprotester was killed and two Virginia State Police troopers died in a helicopter crash. After failing to get approval for a similar event this year in Charlottesville, organizer Jason Kessler has […]

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Why Public Banks Are Suddenly Popular

Later this year, on the midterm ballot, voters in Los Angeles, California, will be asked an uncommon question: Should the city be to allowed to create a public bank? L.A.’s referendum, which would not itself create a public bank, has attracted the support of left-wing figures like New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and filmmaker Michael […]

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Mike Isabella’s Graffiato DC closes for good

WASHINGTON — Graffiato, Chef Mike Isabella’s Italian restaurant, has officially shuttered its Chinatown location — and the D.C.-based restaurateur hints more closures could be on the way. Graffiato DC — Isabella’s first restaurant — permanently closed in the wake of an eviction notice from its landlord, Douglas Development, the Washingtonian reported on July 31. The […]

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