Holly Zoller, of Louisville, Ky., spoke to Lexington's Urban County Council as the council prepared to vote to relocate two Confederate statues. She warned of the danger of white nationalist demonstrators. Zoller says she was in Injured last Saturday when James Fields drove his car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va.
After Lexington's city hall was filled to capacity during a council meeting to consider the removal of two Confederate statues from the old courthouse lawn, the overflow crowd held an impromptu rally In support of the removal on Main Street on Aug. 17, 2017.
Jordan Harris, executive director of a bipartisan think tank in Louisville called the Pegasus Institute, said a state panel should re-evaluate its 2015 decision to keep a Jefferson Davis statue in the Capitol Rotunda.
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Clashes between protesters and counterprotesters broke out in Charlottesville, Va. even after a white nationalist rally called 'Unite the Right' was cancelled. At one point a car plowed into a crowd of protesters killing a 32-year-old woman and leaving many others injured. The driver, James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old from Ohio, was charged with second-degree murder.