This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Thomas Jefferson statue at U-Va. shrouded in black - Washington Post

Students and other University of Virginia community members shrouded a statue of Thomas Jefferson in black Tuesday night during a rally criticizing the university's response to recent white nationalist demonstrations that unfolded on and near the campus.and more »

Protesters shroud and surround Jefferson statue - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

A group of protesters shrouded the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda on Tuesday night. The demonstration, which comprised students, alumni and members of the local community, surrounded the statue as individuals climbed on top of the ...and more »

Protesters shroud Jefferson statue, decry UVa response to rallies - The Daily Progress

One month after white nationalists stormed the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, bearing tiki torches and chanting, “You will not replace us,” a smaller but equally vocal crowd of protesters took to the Rotunda on Tuesday night, covering a statue ...and more »

UVa President Says Protesters Who Shrouded Jefferson Statue 'Desecrated' Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education (blog)

Students, faculty members, and others at the University of Virginia on Tuesday night shrouded the campus's prominent statue of Thomas Jefferson with black fabric. The protest occurred on the one-month anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally in ...and more »

UVa students protest Thomas Jefferson statue, call him 'racist rapist' - The College Fix

Students at the University of Virginia — founded by Thomas Jefferson — are demanding a statue in his honor on the campus be “contextualized” by adding a plaque to it that denotes his link to “white supremacy, colonization and slavery.” “The statue of ...and more »

Black Lives Matter protesters deface Jefferson's statue at UVa. in Charlottesville - Washington Times

The statue of Thomas Jefferson was attacked Tuesday evening by protesters at the university he founded. According to local media in Charlottesville, about 100 students, faculty and local residents shrouded the statue in black and hung a banner on it ...and more »

UVA President and Students Respond to Covering of Jefferson Statue - NBC 29 News

The shroud covering the Thomas Jefferson statue at the University of Virginia is gone, but controversy over Tuesday night's protest rages on. On the night of Tuesday, September 12, protesters gathered at the University of Virginia and shrouded the ...and more »

Statue Hysteria Spreads: Jefferson Vandalized at UVA - LifeZette

A mob of students attacked and defaced the statue of Thomas Jefferson that stands on the University of Virginia campus, on Tuesday night. What reportedly began as a rally in protest of the university's alleged failure to implement a series of radical ...and more »

U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan: Protesters who shrouded Jefferson statue were 'desecrating' sacred ground - Richmond.com

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday rebuked protesters who shrouded a statue of Thomas Jefferson on the north side of the school's Rotunda on Tuesday night, saying they were “desecrating ground that many of us consider sacred.and more »

'No Nazis, No KKK, No Fascist UVA': One Month After Charlottesville Violence, Students Shroud Jefferson Statue - Rewire

While surrounding the statue, student protesters read a list of ten demands addressed to UVA President Teresa Sullivan. Facebook ? Twitter · Email; Permalink; Instapaper; Print. On September 12, students and faulty gather around the Thomas Jefferson ...and more »