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Chaos at Charlottesville City Council meeting on violent rally – CBS News

Chaos at Charlottesville City Council meeting on violent rally – CBS News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations. Hundreds of people packed the council’s chambers, CBS Charlottesville affiliate ...

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University of Texas removes Confederate statues – ABC News

University of Texas President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become “symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism.” Fenves announced the move late Sunday night as crews were in ...

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Charities Cancel Fundraisers Planned for Trump's Mar-A-Lago – NPR

Charities Cancel Fundraisers Planned for Trump's Mar-A-Lago – NPR

Enlarge this image Charities are cancelling plans for fundraising events at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club. The cancellations come in the wake of his controversial comments about the events in Charlottesville. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images On Friday, three well-known charities — the American Red Cross, ...

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