White Supremacists Brutally Beat A Black Man With Metal Poles In Charlottesville Parking Garage

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - AUGUST 12:  White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" exchange insluts with counter-protesters as they attempt to guard the entrance to Lee Park during the "Unite the Right" rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. After clashes with anti-fascist protesters and police the rally was declared an unlawful gathering and people were forced out of Lee Park, where a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is slated to be removed.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White Supremacists Brutally Beat A Black Man With Metal Poles In Charlottesville Parking Garage

Police weren't around during the vicious attack even though the station was right next to the garage.

Published August 13, 2017

The car-plowing terrorist attack was the only act of hate yesterday (August 12) in Charlottesville, Virginia.

An unidentified group of white supremacists attacked and beat a black man with large metal poles inside of a parking garage in the city.

A photo taken by writer and photographer Zach D. Roberts shows the violence that occurred in the attack during the hate group’s “Unite the Right” rally on Saturday.

The picture shows no police around during the incident even though the police station was right next to the parking garage where the it all went down. The victim has also not been identified yet and was just one of many instances of violence against black people on the day.

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One person was killed and 34 more were injured during a separate terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. A “Unite the Right” rally was held in the city yesterday by white supremacists and nationalists with an aim of protesting the removal of a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

State police and the Virginia National Guard moved in on the park after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency. The alt-right protest was also declared as an unlawful assembly.

James Alex Fields, Jr., a registered Republican, was booked in jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, according to the Washington Post. The 20-year-old is from Maumee, Ohio, outside of Toledo.

We’ll bring you more about the pole attack by white supremacists on a black man when further details become available.

Written by Paul Meara

(Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


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