UW Faculty Russ Castronovo (English), Stephen Kantrowitz (History) and Christy Clark-Pujara (Afro-American Studies) discuss Charlottesville. Moderated by Sara Guyer, Director of the Center for the Humanities.
On August 12, 2017, as many as 1,000 neo-fascists, armed with assault rifles, shields, clubs and torches, clashed with anti-fascist counter protestors in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia. DeAndre Harris, a special education assistant at a high school, was severely beaten by four men wearing neo-Nazi insignia. Later, after police declared an unlawful assembly, James […]