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What happened in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017, and why should we care?

Marjorie Young – October 6, 2017

What happened in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017, and why should we care?

Less than two months ago, a series of protests and counter-protests in Charlottesville dominated the national media. Why were people protesting, really? What do the protests have to do with history, memory, White nationalism, antisemitism, human rights and social responsibility? Where do the Charlottesville protests and related issues fit in an ongoing series of important national and international events? Please join us in the Hess Lobby Sunday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m. for information and an open discussion. Food will be provided!