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Charlottesville protest organizer seeks new trial venue

A lawyer for the chief organizer of August's Charlottesville white nationalist rally is seeking a change of venue for a trial over a perjury charge. The charge facing Jason Kessler … Click to Continue »

Charlottesville Rejects Alt-Right Rally Planned for 2018

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

White nationalist Jason Kessler has vowed to sue the city and says the rally is still on.

Charlottesville denies permit for event marking anniversary of supremacist rally

Organizer Jason Kessler says he will sue the city and pledges the rally “is still happening.”

Talib Kweli Is Still Dedicated to Conscious Rap, but Where Does He Fit In?

Last month, Twitter locked rapper Talib Kweli out of his account after a white-supremacist Texas attorney named Jason Kessler hurled hate speech, racist epithets, and violent threats at him and his fans. Kweli took action into his own hands, finding the lawyer’s public business address, and sharing it with his ... More »

Antifa Vows To Push Neo-Nazis Out Of Charlottesville If 2018 Unite The Right Rally Happens

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

White supremacist leader Jason Kessler has applied to hold a 2018 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.

Alt-right leader vows rally to return to Charlottesville

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Jason Kessler has applied for a permit to hold an anniversary rally for the alt-right in Charlottesville in August 2018.        

Jason Kessler files for permit for another Charlottesville rally

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Jason Kessler, who organized the "Unite the Right" rally in August, has applied for a permit to hold another demonstration next summer.

After Twitter Yanks Verified Status, She Cites Holocaust

A few Twitter users lost the coveted blue tick on Wednesday after Twitter released new guidelines regarding verified accounts. The move came after the company was attacked for granting verified status to Jason Kessler, who put together the white nationalist rally that rocked Charlottesville in August (and issued this "vile"...

Twitter removes verified checkmarks from several white supremacists’ profiles

A few hours after announcing a review of its verification program, Twitter began revoking the verified status of some accounts. White supremacists Richard Spencer and Jason Kessler are among the users who no longer have a blue checkmark displayed on their profiles. Read More

Twitter announces new guidelines and begins verification purge

Twitter Inc. announced on Wednesday that blue-checkmarked verified accounts could lose their status, following criticism last week regarding white nationalist Jason Kessler’s account and its verified status. The company accepted responsibility...Show More Summary

Twitter Unverified a Bunch of White Nationalists and Anti-Muslim Activists

Twitter’s latest salvo in its Great Clean-Up of 2017 is a reorganizing of what it means to be verified. First, after getting a torrent of heat for giving its coveted blue checkmark to Jason Kessler, the man who organized the deadly white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, the company decided Nov. Show More Summary

Twitter begins axing 'verified' badge from offensive accounts - CNET

3 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The social network removes the blue check mark for white nationalists Richard Spencer and Jason Kessler and promises more reviews are to come.

Twitter verification purge: White nationalists among those accounts that lose blue checkmark

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

White nationalist Richard Spencer and Charlottesville rally organizer Jason Kessler are among the Twitter accounts that lost their verified status.        

Twitter Bans and Removes Verified Status of White Supremacists

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Richard Spencer and Charlottesville rally organizer Jason Kessler had their verification badges stripped on Wednesday.

Twitter 'Verifies' Jason Kessler, Organizer Of Charlottesville White Supremacist Rally

4 months agoNews : The Cutline

Jason Kessler, the organizer of the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August that left one person dead, was verified on Twitter.

Twitter Halts All Verifications After Verifying Charlottesville Neo-Nazi Rally Organiser

Yesterday, Twitter decided to verify Jason Kessler, an organiser of the August neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville that left one woman dead. Shortly after her death, Kessler even tweeted that the woman was a "fat disgusting Communist"Show More Summary

White Nationalist, Verified

Less than a day after Twitter came under fire for bestowing a coveted blue checkmark on white nationalist Jason Kessler, it has decided to appease angry users by suspending its verification program all together. Kessler considers himself...Show More Summary

Twitter, Facing Another Uproar, Pauses Its Verification Process

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The social media service said it needed to do better after it verified the account of Jason Kessler, a white supremacist, and was met with outrage.

Twitter verifies a neo-Nazi — and blames everyone else

As part of its pledge to “take a more aggressive stance” toward hate and harassment on its platform, Twitter is … verifying neo-Nazis? Jason Kessler organized the Unite the Right rally-turned-riot in Charlottesville this summer that ended in the death of Heather Heyer. He later called her “a fat, disgusting Communist.” Because “Communists have killed […]

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