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A year after Charlottesville, are race relations even worse?

A year after Charlottesville, are race relations even worse?

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary since the violence in Charlottesville, Va., when white supremacists rallied, and counter-protesters confronted them, leading to the death of one person and the injury of at least 30 others. The moment lives in infamy — not just because James Alex Fields Jr., with his apparent fondness for all things Nazi and a hatred of African Americans and Jews, now faces trial on charges that he rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing Heather Heyer at the “Unite the Right” rally, but especially because of President Donald Trump’s tepid response to it all.

In his first public comments regarding the tragedy, the president failed to...

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