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Jason Kessler, organizer of “Unite the Right,” a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., was unable to complete a press conference a day after the death of a counter-protester.


Kessler’s statement was immediately drowned out by the sound of protesters screaming “shame:”

RELATED: A live TV interview in Charlottesville went off the rails when a white supremacist ranted profanely on the air

Officers standing nearby escorted Kessler away after a few moments when a few protesters sought to confront him face-to-face:

RELATED: A member of President Trump’s administration called the Charlottesville attack terrorism

Violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters escalated on Saturday when James Alex Fields, Jr., 20, of Ohio, allegedly drove his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesterskilling Heather Heyer, 32, in the process.

The day also claimed the lives of two Virginia state troopers.

Zuri Davis About the author:
Zuri Davis is a media writer for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @RiEleDavis.
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