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Evan McLaren marched at the deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally. Now he's voicing “revulsion” for his former movement, and "for conservatism" in general.
A civil lawsuit four years in the making ended on a high note for plaintiffs this week, when a jury awarded more than $26 million in damages.
The jury remained deadlocked on two main claims, but decided to force the white nationalist defendants to fork over six-figure sums.
The "Unite the Right" civil trial is highlighting progressive efforts to make positive changes in the Virginia community.
Nine plaintiffs say they are still dealing with the effects of the August 2017 weekend when a mob of racists descended on the University of Virginia's campus.
It's been a long few weeks.
Lawyers for Charlottesville community members highlighted private messages among neo-Nazis and white supremacists ahead of the 2017 rally.
Plaintiffs are suing a gamut of neo-Nazis and white supremacists over "Unite the Right," a far-right rally that grew violent four years ago in the Virginia city.
The historic trial could begin to unravel the motivations of the far-right activists behind the 2017 Charlottesville riot -- and the movement itself.
A rare example of the military taking proactive steps to keep an extremist — the man in a viral photo from the deadly 2017 white supremacist rally — out of its ranks.