Nationalism

Workers use a crane to lift the monument dedicated to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney after it was was removed from outside Maryland State House, in Annapolis, Md., early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Maryland workers hauled several monuments away, days after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
August 18, 2017 - 8:42 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House early Friday. The statue of Roger B. Taney (TAW-nee) was lifted away by a...
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August 18, 2017 - 8:12 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death. Speaking Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America," Susan Bro...
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Workers use a crane to lift the monument dedicated to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney after it was was removed from outside Maryland State House, in Annapolis, Md., early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Maryland workers hauled several monuments away, days after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
August 18, 2017 - 6:48 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House early Friday morning. The statue of Roger B. Taney (TAW nee) was lifted...
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Sen. Tim Kaine, left, and Charlottesville mayor Michael Signer visit a makeshift memorial Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, where Heather Heyer was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Julia Rendleman)
August 18, 2017 - 3:33 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Donald Trump. For more...
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In this Aug. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he answers questions in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans’ deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 18, 2017 - 2:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 10:45 p.m. President Donald Trump isn't backing away from the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials, even lashing out at members of his own party. Trump tweeted his defense of monuments to Confederate icons —...
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In this Aug. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he answers questions in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans’ deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 17, 2017 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 10:45 p.m. President Donald Trump isn't backing away from the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials, even lashing out at members of his own party. Trump tweeted his defense of monuments to Confederate icons —...
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Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP, Pool)
August 17, 2017 - 8:08 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence (all times local): 8 p.m. A sculpture made by a Baltimore artist that was placed on the platform of a statue of Confederate leaders that had removed earlier in the...
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August 17, 2017 - 7:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University on Thursday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event, following rejections by other large schools. The East Lansing school said in a statement the decision was made "due to...
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Robert Castello, owner of the Dixie General Store, discusses his dislike of neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan in Chulafinee, Ala., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Castello and other supporters of Southern heritage fear that extremists are hurting their cause with protests like the rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
August 17, 2017 - 5:42 pm
CHULAFINNEE, Ala. (AP) — White Southerners who equate Old South symbols with regional pride rather than hate are even more on the defensive since neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other extremists became the face of the fight over Confederate monuments. With more than two dozen relatives who fought...
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August 17, 2017 - 4:41 pm
CHULAFINNEE, Ala. (AP) — Many white Southerners are upset that neo-Nazis, white nationalists and the Ku Klux Klan have become a face of the fight over Confederate monuments. The head of a leading Southern heritage group, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, says such groups are "hijacking" a long-...
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