Protestors Chase White-Nationalist Organizer From Charlottesville Press Conference

Daily Intelligencer | 8/13/2017 | Benjamin Hart
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A day after a white-nationalist riot left one dead and dozens injured in Charlottesville, one of the co-organizers of the rally attempted to hold a press conference in the city, but was shouted down and chased away by protestors as he started to address the crowd.

Jason Kessler, who helped coordinate Saturday’s ill-fated “Unite the Right” rally, was slated to speak at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday outside Charlottesville City Hall, but a large number of protestors drowned him out with chants of “Shame!” As protestors crowded Kessler and shouted into his microphone, police had to escort him from the premises while some in the crowd gave chase.

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