CHARLOTTESVILLE | Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

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CHARLOTTESVILLE | Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, Virginia, a few dozen white nationalists marched Sunday across from the White House, their numbers dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters, while the mother of a woman killed at last summer’s protest said the country continues to face unhealed racial wounds.

The events, largely peaceful though tense at times in Charlottesville and Washington, were part of a day of speeches, vigils and marches marking the anniversary of what was one of the largest gatherings of white nationalists and other far-right extremists in a decade.

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