Protesters covered a Thomas Jefferson statue at the University of Virginia in a black shroud during a demonstration late Tuesday — charging the former president as a “racist” and “rapist.” The group covered the monument representing the nation’s third president and founder the university in protest of the school’s response to the violent “Unite the...

  • Protesters Cover University of Virginia’s Jefferson Statue, Announce List of Demands
    Dozens of protesters gathered at the University of Virginia this week and denounced white supremacy by shrouding a statue of slave owner and founding father Thomas ... no racist UVA.” After covering the Jefferson statue with a large black tarp, three ...
    09/14/2017 - 11:15 pm | View Link
  • Protesters cover statue of Jefferson at UVA, label him ‘a racist and a rapist’
    “Protesters cover Thomas Jefferson statue in black. Was Trump right?” Here’s a local news report on the protest last night: Protesters cover the Thomas Jefferson statue in Charlottesville on UVA's campus: #RVA
    09/13/2017 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan: Protesters who shrouded Jefferson statue were 'desecrating' sacred ground
    University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday rebuked protesters who shrouded a statue of Thomas ... cover the Jefferson statue,” Sullivan wrote in an email to alumni. Protesters at the Rotunda covered the U.Va. founder’s statue in ...
    09/13/2017 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • UVA president responds to protesters shrouding Thomas Jefferson statue
    (WHSV) — In response to a demonstration on the University of Virginia Grounds on Tuesday night, UVA ... Thomas Jefferson statue located north of the Rotunda, and several protestors covered the Jefferson statue in a black shroud. We have since removed the ...
    09/13/2017 - 6:54 am | View Link
  • Black Lives Matter Protesters Put Tarp Over Thomas Jefferson Statue on U.Va. Campus
    University of Virginia president Theresa Sullivan responded to a Tuesday night student protest that covered a statue of Thomas Jefferson, the university's founder, in a black tarp and labeled ... "protesters' decision to cover" the statue.
    09/13/2017 - 6:28 am | View Link
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    The group called on UVa to adhere to the Black Student Alliance’s list of demands, formed last month in response to influx of white nationalist non-locals who have ...
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  • President Sullivan Addresses Sept. 12 Protest at Thomas ...
    On Wednesday, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan sent the following message to the University Community: Members of the University Community:
    01/15/2018 - 7:00 pm | View Website
  • Unite the Right rally
    The Unite the Right rally (also known as the Charlottesville rally) was a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, from August 11–12, 2017.
    01/15/2018 - 1:45 pm | View Website
  • Students who shrouded Jefferson statue were 'desecrating ...
    The University of Virginia’s president had harsh words for the students who wrapped the Thomas Jefferson monument in a black shroud this week and ...
    09/14/2017 - 12:32 pm | View Website
  • 'No Nazis, No KKK, No Fascist UVA': One Month After ...
    While surrounding the statue, student protesters read a list of ten demands addressed to UVA President Teresa Sullivan.
    09/14/2017 - 11:56 am | View Website
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