Pres. Trump Sends Single Tweet Condemning Racism On Charlottesville Anniversary

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There will be a "Still Here, Still Strong" protest and march by a coalition of groups, including survivors of the Charlottesville vehicle attack; a "Rise Up and Fight Back Counter-Protest", hosted by Black Lives Matter DC; and a Trans and Queer #ResistDance Against White Supremacy.

Kellyanne Conway, a senior advisor to Trump, said on Sunday that the media was "just not covering" the president's repeated denunciations of white nationalists.

But that could be lower and likely will be dwarfed by counterprotests.

U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy criticized the performance of Charlottesville officials and the state police, saying they "failed to "stand up" to protect human life".

Several counterprotesters gathered near the Washington suburban metro station of Vienna, Virginia, where some white nationalists were expected to board trains to take them into the city.

"I hope that the images and the noise that we are able to create with this will make people feel empowered", said Makia Green, Black Lives Matter DC core organizer.

Saturday marked the anniversary of a march by torch-toting white supremacists a day ahead of the larger event in downtown.

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Rally participants are likely to be outnumbered by passionate counter-protesters. The group sang songs, and speakers addressed the crowd. I don't want other mothers to be in my spot. As a result, authorities had a brief confrontation with the students.

Congressman Tom Garrett, R. -Va., on Saturday said Russian Federation is to blame for some of the hate spewed from last year's rally.

A group of more than 200 protesters then marched to another part of campus.

Twenty-two-year-old Clara Carlson said Saturday that the university administration "let white supremacists roll through" campus with torches last August, but is "afraid" of student protesters who are demanding change.

An independent investigation of the rally violence, led by a former federal prosecutor, found the chaos stemmed from a passive response by law enforcement and poor preparation and coordination between state and city police.

The organiser of last year's rally, local blogger Jason Kessler, has planned a sequel for Sunday in Washington after being denied a permit in Charlottesville. "If you had told me 20 years ago that 20 years into the future we'd be dealing with white supremacists on grounds, I would've laughed in your face". The rest of the evening remained quiet.

On that day, white supremacists and counterprotesters clashed in the city streets before a auto driven into a crowd struck and killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

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FILE - "Unite the Right" demonstrators clash with counter-demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Virginia., Aug. 12, 2017.

Two state police personnel - Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates - died in a helicopter crash responding to the scene. 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed that day.

We will never forget Lt. Jay Cullen, Trooper-Pilot Berke Bates, and Heather Heyer.

"It means that I'm making available every resource.to ensure that we have safe events", she said at a news conference that was held at a Washington synagogue.

"There's plenty of work to do", Bro said in an interview Friday night on "Anderson Cooper Full Circle" on Facebook.

Bro said it is "difficult to say" if the country has made progress in the year since her daughter's death.

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