State of emergency declared for white nationalist rally in Virginia
Published on August 12, 2017 at 01:05AM by
First Lady condemns violence in Charlottesville First Lady Melania Trump is calling for peace after violent clashes broke out at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Hundreds of white nationalists and counter protestors faced off Saturday in downtown Charlottesville, with several violent clashes erupting. The NHL’s Detroit Red Wings released a statement denouncing the use of their logo at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and saying they are considering legal action to stop it. The city’s manager also declared a local emergency and police ordered people to disperse from the area around the statue after several violent clashes broke out.