White Nationalism, One Year After Charlottesville

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White nationalist Richard Spencer (C) and his supporters clash with Virginia State Police in Emancipation Park after the 'Unite the Right' rally was declared an unlawful gathering August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

This Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, VA, when violent clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters left one woman dead and dozens injured. The incident sparked a national discussion about the prevalence of white nationalism and President Trump's reluctance to denounce it, declaring there were "very fine people on both sides." In this segment, we look at the white nationalist movement, one year later. Do you think differently about white nationalism in America, post-Charlottesville?

Related Links:

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville (Frontline)

Guests:

Vegas Tenold, journalist covering the far right in America; author, "Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in American"

A.C. Thompson, reporter, ProPublica; correspondent, Frontline's "Documenting Hate: Charlottesville"

Dereca Blackmon, assistant vice provost with a focus on diversity and inclusion work, Stanford University

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