KKK rally in Charlottesville faces massive counter-protest

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A rally staged by the white supremacist group Loyal Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Charlottesville, Virginia’s Justice Park attracted hundreds of counter-protesters on Saturday. Police were deployed to separate the demonstrators. The rally was called to protest the Charlottesville City Council’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from the park.

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