Shock, Sadness and Anger After Violent Charlottesville Weekend

The death of Heather Heyer to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, led to counter-protests and vigils condemning racism and white nationalism in cities across the United States.

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Hundreds of people gather for a vigil on the spot where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville is calm the day after violence erupted around the Unite the Right rally, a gathering of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan and members of the 'alt-right,' that left Heyer dead and injured 19 others.
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Andrew VanBuesking (L) watches as his daughter Avi, 2, marks on the street with chalk during a vigil where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Hundreds of people gather for a vigil on the spot where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville is calm the day after violence erupted around the Unite the Right rally, a gathering of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan and members of the 'alt-right,' that left Heyer dead and injured 19 others.
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Marcus Martin (C), who was injured when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally, his wife Marissa Blair (behind with arms around Marcus) and friends visit the memorial built at the place where he was injured and where where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed in the same attack August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Protestors make their way north on Fifth Avenue as they march against white supremacy and racism, August 13, 2017, in New York City.
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A protestor, who was marching on 5th Avenue against white supremacy and racism, is held on the ground while being arrested by New York City Police (NYPD) officers, August 13, 2017, in New York City.
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A protestor, who was marching on 5th Avenue against white supremacy and racism, is arrested by New York City Police (NYPD) officers, August 13, 2017, in New York City.
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Protestors march through Midtown Manhattan as they rally against white supremacy and racism, August 13, 2017, in New York City.
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Protestors march through Midtown Manhattan as they rally against white supremacy and racism, August 13, 2017, in New York City.
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Luke Mueller, center, attends a vigil in downtown Philadelphia on August 13, 2017, in support of the victims of violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend.
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A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on August 13, 2017, in support of the victims of violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend.
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A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on August 13, 2017, in support of the victims of violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend.
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A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on August 13, 2017, in support of the victims of violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend.
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A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on August 13, 2017, in support of the victims of violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend.
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Hundreds of people gather at an informal memorial on the spot where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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People raise their memorial candles during a vigil at the location where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Hundreds of people gather at an informal memorial on the spot where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally August 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on August 13, 2017, in support of the victims of violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. Vigils are being held across the country following clashes between white supremacists and counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, August 12th.
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People gather downtown protest the alt-right movement and to mourn the victims of yesterdays rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 13, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.
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People gather downtown protest the alt-right movement and to mourn the victims of the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 13, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.
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A young girl puts flowers on a memorial to Heather Heyer that was chalked on the pavement during a demonstration on August 13, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois. Heyer was killed and 19 others were injured yesterday in Charlottesville, Virginia when a car plowed into a group of activists who were preparing to march in opposition to a nearby white nationalist rally. Two police officers were also killed when a helicopter they were using to monitor the rally crashed.
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Flowers are laid on a memorial to Heather Heyer that was chalked on the pavement during a demonstration on August 13, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.
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Four-year-old Leo Griffin leaves a protest against the alt-right movement held to mourn the victims of yesterdays rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 13, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.
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Seven-year-old Julia Manthei chalks "Love Not Hate" onto the plaza before the start of an event to protest against the alt-right movement and to mourn the victims of yesterdays rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 13, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.
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Flowers are left outside the Charlottesville General District Court before a scheduled appearance via video link for James Alex Fields Jr. August 14, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Fields has been charged with second degree murder, malicious wounding, and failure to stop in an accident resulting in death following an incident where a vehicle plowed into a crowd of counter protesters during the "Unite the Right" rally on August 12, 2017.
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