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Richard Spencer And His Tiki-Torch Crew Descended On Charlottesville Tonight

White Supremacists led by racist Richard Spencer appeared Charlottesville, Virginia this evening.

White Supremacists led by racist Richard Spencer appeared in Charlottesville this evening.

They met at the foot of Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue according to Richmond.com. At 8:00 PM EST, the three dozen or so people who joined Spencer chanted, "we will be back," according to NBC 29. Spencer called the meeting 'Charlottesville 3.0'. Spencer released a video of his hate rally on Twitter, which he called a 'great success'.

At this rally, however, the Lee statue was draped in black following a decision by Charlottesville City Council. An effort to remove the statue and one of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson is currently on hold while a lawsuit is being heard. In a tweet, Mayor Mike Signer called the rally "another despicable visit by neo-Nazi cowards," adding, "You’re not welcome here! Go home! Meantime we’re looking at all our legal options. Stay tuned."

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