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==Events==  
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==January==
*[[February 6]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council | City Council]] voted to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee.<ref>http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list</ref>
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==February==
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*[[February 6]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] votes to remove [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] from [[Emancipation Park]] on 3-2 vote <ref name="nbc29-suit">{{cite web|title=Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/34952736/groups-file-lawsuit-to-stop-removal-of-confederate-statues|author=NBC29 Staff|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=March 20, 2017|accessdate=September 16, 2017}}</ref>
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==March==
 
*[[March 20]] &ndash; Payne v. City of Charlottesville original complaint documents filed by a group who claims the council’s decision to remove two Confederate statues in downtown city parks was unlawful. [[The Monument Fund]] is one of the plaintiffs suing over the City Council’s 2017 votes to remove the city’s General [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] and [[Stonewall Jackson Statue]].
 
*[[March 20]] &ndash; Payne v. City of Charlottesville original complaint documents filed by a group who claims the council’s decision to remove two Confederate statues in downtown city parks was unlawful. [[The Monument Fund]] is one of the plaintiffs suing over the City Council’s 2017 votes to remove the city’s General [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] and [[Stonewall Jackson Statue]].
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==April==
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*[[April 17]] &ndash; [[James Willy Jones]] is recognized by [[Charlottesville City Council]] for being the first African-American member of the [[Charlottesville Police Department]] <ref>{{Minutes-citycouncil|newid=52753|when=April 17, 2017|accessdate=November 1, 2019|id=52753|url=https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=52753}}</ref>
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==May==
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==June==
 
*[[June 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council|City Council]] voted 5-0 to rename [[Jackson Park]], [[Justice Park]], and rename [[Lee Park]], [[Emancipation Park]].
 
*[[June 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council|City Council]] voted 5-0 to rename [[Jackson Park]], [[Justice Park]], and rename [[Lee Park]], [[Emancipation Park]].
*[[February 6]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] votes to remove [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] from [[Emancipation Park]] on 3-2 vote <ref name="nbc29-suit">{{cite web|title=Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/34952736/groups-file-lawsuit-to-stop-removal-of-confederate-statues|author=NBC29 Staff|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=March 20, 2017|accessdate=September 16, 2017}}</ref>
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==July==
*[[April 17]] &ndash; [[James Willy Jones]] is recognized by [[Charlottesville City Council]] for being the first African-American member of the [[Charlottesville Police Department]] <ref>{{Minutes-citycouncil|newid=52753|when=April 17, 2017|accessdate=November 1, 2019|id=52753|url=https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=52753}}</ref>
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==August==
*[[August 12]] &ndash; A "[[Unite the Right]]" rally turned deadly when a 20-year-old Ohio man accelerated his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old [[Heather Heyer]]. 
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*[[August 12]] &ndash; A "[[Unite the Right]]" rally turned deadly when a 20-year-old Ohio man accelerated his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old [[Heather Heyer]].
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* [[August 13]] &ndash; “[[Unite the Right]]” organizer [[Jason Kessler]] attempted to hold a press conference in front of [[Charlottesville City Hall]]. He was forced to abandon the conference after being attacked by an angry crowd. One man pushed Kessler and then a woman tackled him. "Police surrounded Kessler and pulled him out from amidst the angry crowd almost immediately, but the crowd kept chasing him."<ref>{{cite web|title=Angry crowd attacks "Unite the Right" organizer in Charlottesville |url=https://www.cbsnews.com/news/charlottesville-virginia-unite-the-right-jason-kessler-tackled-podium/|author=|work= |publisher= CBS News/Associated Press |location=|publishdate=AUGUST 13, 2017 6:56 PM|accessdate=November 29, 2019}}</ref>  
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* [[August 25]] 9:39 AM &ndash; The City of Charlottesville announced the hiring of [[Tim Heaphy]], former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, to lead an independent, external review of the City's response to three events during the previous three months - the May 13th torch-light rally at Emancipation Park, the July 8th rally of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan at Justice Park and the August 12th Unite the Right rally at Emancipation Park.<ref>https://www.charlottesville.org/Home/Components/News/News/8434/635</ref>
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==September==
 
*[[September 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] voted to remove the Jackson statue from the park.<ref>http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list</ref>
 
*[[September 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] voted to remove the Jackson statue from the park.<ref>http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list</ref>
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==October==
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==November==
 
*[[November 17]] &ndash; [[Cloteal Farmer]] was sworn in as Charlottesville's 36th postmaster. <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/36874472/charlottesville-swears-in-new-postmaster|author=Meghan Moriarty|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref> She is the first African-American woman to hold the position. <ref name="cbs19">{{cite web|title=New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery|url=http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/A-new-postmaster-takes-over-for-Central-Virignia-458324493.html|author=Bria White|work=News Article|publisher=WCAV CBS 19|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref>
 
*[[November 17]] &ndash; [[Cloteal Farmer]] was sworn in as Charlottesville's 36th postmaster. <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/36874472/charlottesville-swears-in-new-postmaster|author=Meghan Moriarty|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref> She is the first African-American woman to hold the position. <ref name="cbs19">{{cite web|title=New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery|url=http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/A-new-postmaster-takes-over-for-Central-Virignia-458324493.html|author=Bria White|work=News Article|publisher=WCAV CBS 19|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref>
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==December==
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* [[December 1]] &ndash; Heaphy and his law firm Hunton & Williams LLP released the [https://www.charlottesvilleindependentreview.com/ final report] of their independent review titled: INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF THE 2017 PROTEST EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA.
 
*[[December 18]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board]] (CRB), an eight member citizen's Board, created and appointed by the [[2018-2019 City Council | City Council]].
 
*[[December 18]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board]] (CRB), an eight member citizen's Board, created and appointed by the [[2018-2019 City Council | City Council]].
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==

Revision as of 00:02, 30 November 2019

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January

February

March

  • March 20 – Payne v. City of Charlottesville original complaint documents filed by a group who claims the council’s decision to remove two Confederate statues in downtown city parks was unlawful. The Monument Fund is one of the plaintiffs suing over the City Council’s 2017 votes to remove the city’s General Robert E. Lee Statue and Stonewall Jackson Statue.

April

May

June

July

August

  • August 12 – A "Unite the Right" rally turned deadly when a 20-year-old Ohio man accelerated his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.
  • August 13 – “Unite the Right” organizer Jason Kessler attempted to hold a press conference in front of Charlottesville City Hall. He was forced to abandon the conference after being attacked by an angry crowd. One man pushed Kessler and then a woman tackled him. "Police surrounded Kessler and pulled him out from amidst the angry crowd almost immediately, but the crowd kept chasing him."[3]
  • August 25 9:39 AM – The City of Charlottesville announced the hiring of Tim Heaphy, former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, to lead an independent, external review of the City's response to three events during the previous three months - the May 13th torch-light rally at Emancipation Park, the July 8th rally of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan at Justice Park and the August 12th Unite the Right rally at Emancipation Park.[4]

September

October

November

December

Deaths

References

  1. Web. Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues, NBC29 Staff, News Article, NBC29, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 20, 2017, retrieved September 16, 2017.
  2. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, April 17, 2017.. . Also available in older archive.
  3. Web. Angry crowd attacks "Unite the Right" organizer in Charlottesville, CBS News/Associated Press, AUGUST 13, 2017 6:56 PM, retrieved November 29, 2019.
  4. https://www.charlottesville.org/Home/Components/News/News/8434/635
  5. http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list
  6. Web. Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster, Meghan Moriarty, News Article, WVIR NBC29, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 19, 2017.
  7. Web. New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery, Bria White, News Article, WCAV CBS 19, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 19, 2017.

External Links

Unite the Right rally 2017 on wikipedia