Los Angeles Times

'White civil rights' rally marking Charlottesville anniversary set to be held next to White House

Less than a year after deadly clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., the main organizer has gained federal approval for another demonstration - across the street from the White House.

The National Park Service announced Wednesday it had approved the "white civil rights" rally for Lafayette Square the weekend of Aug. 11-12. That is the anniversary of the "Unite

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times2 min read
Angels Sign Elite Third Baseman Anthony Rendon To Seven-year, $245 Million Contract
SAN DIEGO - The Los Angeles Angels spent the last week watching starting pitchers come off the board. In the face of a fast-moving free-agent market, general manager Billy Eppler and his staff scrapped multiple plans plotting a path toward contention
Los Angeles Times6 min readPolitics
As Judiciary Committee Debates Articles Of Impeachment, Russia Is Nowhere And Everywhere
WASHINGTON - When the House Judiciary Committee began its historic session Wednesday night to consider two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, one issue was glaringly absent - Russia. For three years, House Democrats made the Trum
Los Angeles Times1 min read
Sam Farmer's Thursday night NFL pick
NFL Thursday ___ N.Y. JETS (5-8) at BALTIMORE (11-2) TV: Fox, NFL Network, 8:15 p.m. EST Line: Ravens by 15. Over/under: 45. Sam Farmer's pick: The Ravens are rolling and they're the best team in the league. The Jets are up and down, but they can def