2017 Photo Gallery: Tensions rise as white nationalists gather for a rally in Charlottesville.
One year ago, racial violence during a white-nationalist rally resulted in the death of a female counterprotester. Police are making an effort, with heightened security, to prevent a repeat of that tragedy.
Aug. 10, 2018Workers put barriers around Market Street park.Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post
White nationalists, met by counterprotesters, held a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville after torch-bearing protesters marched through the University of Virginia campus the night before. During the rally, a vehicle plowed into a crowd marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville.