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(JTA) — White nationalist leader Richard Spencer led a second torchlight march in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The march on Saturday included several dozen torch-bearing white nationalists who marched through Emancipation Park to the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which the city is working to remove, along with the statues of other Confederate leaders. Spencer was the featured speaker at the rally.
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Spencer tweeted a video clip of the march under the heading “Back in Charlottesville.” He later tweeted “Charlottesville 3.0 was a success.”
The protesters chanted “You will not replace us,” and “We will be back.”
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Charlottesville’s Jewish mayor, Mike Signer, responded to the march in a tweet: “Another despicable visit by neo-Nazi cowards. You’re not welcome here! Go home! Meantime we’re looking at all our legal options. Stay tuned.”
“It was a planned flash mob,” Spencer told the...
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