The Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ trial begins today. Here’s what you need to know.

By Searchlight Team

On the night of Aug. 11, 2017, a crowd of mostly young White males wearing khaki pants and polos marched with rage at the University of Virginia, carrying torches and chanting “Jews will not replace us.”

The next morning, white supremacists wielding weapons, including shields, clubs and long guns, descended on downtown Charlottesville along with self-styled militia members carrying semiautomatic rifles and pistols. A neo-Nazi sped his car into a crowd, killing 32-year-old  counter=protestor, Heather Heyer, and injuring at least 19 others.

Read article about the trial on Washington Post website here