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 ...
    09/15/2017 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • UVA president: Student protesters 'desecrated' Jefferson statue
    University of Virginia students protesting the one-month anniversary of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville desecrated "sacred" ground when they covered a statue of Thomas Jefferson with a black tarp, school President Teresa Sullivan says.
    09/14/2017 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • Protesters Toting Black Lives Matter Signs Cover UVA’s Thomas Jefferson Statue in Black Shroud
    A group of protesters toting “Black Lives Matter” signs covered up a statue of Thomas Jefferson at University of Virginia Tuesday night in a black shroud following violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month. Fox News reports that ...
    09/13/2017 - 10:28 am | View Link
  • Black Lives Matter protesters cover Thomas Jefferson statue at the University of Virginia
    Dozens of Black Lives ... no racist UVA.” Back on August 15, President Trump referring to all the Confederate statues coming down, posed the question to reporters if statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson would be next. The statue has since ...
    09/13/2017 - 9:36 am | View Link
  • Protesters at UVA cover Thomas Jefferson statue with tarp; demand justice, equality
    They chanted as the statue of Thomas Jefferson was covered by a black tarp. Newsplex reports that many spoke against white supremacy and some speakers at the event called Jefferson names like “racist.” Others gave testimony on their own struggle for ...
    09/13/2017 - 12:25 am | View Link
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    White nationalist protesters clash with police during the rally. Date: August 11–12, 2017 ( – ) Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
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    A man takes a picture of a statue of Confederate General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson that has been covered by black tarp by the city, at Justice Park in ...
    09/15/2017 - 9:49 pm | View Website
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    Boo-hoo. But we actually like this paragraph because it reveals so much. It essentially says, “Yes, most people could walk by a statue of Jefferson without giving ...
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