One year later in Charlottesville: Outcry, state of emergency in the wake of anniversary rally

Published: 12th August 2018 10:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2018 11:30 AM  

People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The nationalists were holding the rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. There were several hundred protesters marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them.(Photo | AP)
People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Photo | AP)
A vehicle reverses after driving into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The nationalists were holding the rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. There were several hundred protesters marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them.|AP
The car reverses after driving into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. There were several hundred protesters marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them.|AP
The nationalists were holding the rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee (Photo | AP)
There has been no reset, no moment of national healing. One year after blaming “both sides” for violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters, President Donald Trump stills flirts with racially tinged rhetoric and feels little blowback from Republican leaders or GOP voters when he does. In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, a counter demonstrator uses a lighted spray can against a white nationalist demonstrator at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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There has been no reset, no moment of national healing. One year after blaming “both sides” for violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters, President Donald Trump stills flirts with racially tinged rhetoric and feels little blowback from Republican leaders or GOP voters when he does. In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, a counter demonstrator uses a lighted spray can against a white nationalist demonstrator at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Demonstrators carry banners in front of the Rotunda on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally for the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, a fence with no trespassing signs has been installed around a covered statue of confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee located in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va. On July 16, 2018, struggling over how to handle Confederate symbols, the Charlottesville City Council voted 4-1 to change the names of two parks yet again. The former Lee Park, renamed Emancipation Park, is now Market Street Park. The former Jackson Park, whose name was changed to Justice Park, is now Court Square Park. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP)
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A group of anti-fascist and Black Lives Matter demonstrators march on the campus of the University of Virginia after a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Demonstrators listen to speakers on the campus of the University of Virginia in during a rally marking the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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University of Virginia graduate Clara Carlson, fixes her hair during an interview in the downtown area of Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Carlson says she feared for her life last year when a phalanx of young white men carrying torches and chanting racist and anti-Semitic slogans surrounded her and a group of her friends who were counterprotesting. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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State Police inspect bags as they lock down the downtown area in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The Governor has declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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A State Police officer carries tear gas, a helmet and sidearm as he patrols Market street in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The area is under a state of emergency. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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State Police arrest a local resident, John Miska, in the locked down downtown area in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Miska purchased razor blades, which are banned items, in a downtown drugstore.
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