VICE News Tonight posts eye-opening Charlottesville episode on YouTube – EW.com

Mondaysepisode of HBOsVICE News Tonightwent behind the scenes of this weekends violent protests in Charlottesville, and now, the full, eye-opening 22-minute segment is available to view for free on YouTube.

The episode begins with footage of white supremacists chanting phrases like, You will not replace us! Jews will not replace us! and counterprotesters shouting No Nazis! No KKK! No facistU.S.A.! It then launches into an interview with Unite the Right speaker and white nationalist Christopher Cantwell.

When Trayvon Martin case happened, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice, and all these different things happened every single case, its some little black ahole behaving like a savage and he gets himself in trouble shockingly enough, he tells VICEreporter Elle Reeve. Whatever problems I might have with my fellow white people, they generally are not inclined to such behavior. You gotta take that into consideration when youre thinking about how to organize your society.

Reeve responds by reminding him of the Oklahoma City bombing, pointing out that everyone is capable of violence. Of course were capable, he says. Im carrying a pistol, I go to the gym all the time, Im trying to make myself more capable of violence. Im here to spread ideas, talk, in the hopes that somebody more capable will come along and do that. Somebody like Donald Trump, who does not give his daughter to a Jew.

Later, Reeve is in a car with Cantwell and others and speaks with a Neo-Nazi named Robert Azzmador Ray. Were starting to slowly unveil a little bit of our power level, he says. You aint seen nothing yet.

The episode also includes footage of a car plowing into a crowd, which left one woman, Heather Heyer, dead. An upset Charlottesville resident wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt then addresses the camera: There are bodies lying on the ground right now. We told City Council we did not want them here. They let them come. We told the police we did not want them here. They let them come. I had to jump out of the way, I almost got hit by the car my fking self.

I have a great-grandfather who literally has told me the same stories of what I have experienced today, student activist Montae Taylor says later at a vigil. The fact that I can look at whats going on, and see what my grandfather was talking about, is not scary, but its appalling. And the fact that we have a president that can come on national TV and go fromtalking about how people were wrong on many sides and not even acknowledge the young lady who lost her life in result of the peoplewho he has notably and knowingly incited is appalling to me, but honestly, I cant say that Im surprised.

This is the face of supremacy, local activist Tanesha Hudson tells VICE Newsat the same vigil. This is what we deal with every day being African-American and this has always been the reality of Charlottesville. You cant stand in one corner of this city and not look at the master sitting on top of Monticello. He looks down on us. Hes been looking down on this city for God knows how long.

Later, Reeve reconnects with Cantwell to go over the weekends events. We knew that we were going to meet a lot of resistance, he tells her. The fact that nobody on our side died, Id go ahead and call that points for us. He then calls the rally tough to top, adding, I think a lot more people are going to die before were done here, frankly.

Watch the entire episode above.

See more here:

VICE News Tonight posts eye-opening Charlottesville episode on YouTube – EW.com

Related Post

August 16, 2017   Posted in: Trayvon Martin |

Fair Use Disclaimer

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."

Under the 'fair use' rule of copyright law, an author may make limited use of another author's work without asking permission. Fair use is based on the belief that the public is entitled to freely use portions of copyrighted materials for purposes of commentary and criticism. The fair use privilege is perhaps the most significant limitation on a copyright owner's exclusive rights.

Fair use as described at 17 U.S.C. Section 107:

"Notwithstanding the provisions of section 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phono-records or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.

In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include:

  • (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for or nonprofit educational purposes,
  • (2) the nature of the copyrighted work,
  • (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole, and
  • (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work."