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...

  • Student protesters shut down cops and robbers themed frat party at the University of Virginia that ‘mocked mass incarceration’ – but partygoers get their own back by ...
    The student union at the University of Virginia (UVA) posted about the incident on its Facebook page. It read: 'A group of about twenty or so students shut down a "cops and robbers" themed date function at the Hall, a fraternity on campus. 'This came ...
    09/13/2017 - 9:24 pm | View Link
  • Sullivan: Protesters desecrated sacred ground by shrouding Jefferson statue
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    09/13/2017 - 4:23 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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    On Friday, August 11, hundreds of white nationalists march with tiki torches from UVA’s Nameless Field to the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda ...
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  • 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.
    11/16/2017 - 8:32 pm | View Website
  • Protesters shroud Jefferson statue, decry UVa response to ...
    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 ...
    11/16/2017 - 11:07 am | 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 ...
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