New York Times Puff Piece on White Supremacist is Dangerous

Support Visu.News Become a Patron! by Zach D Roberts This weekend the New York Times published a profile of a white supremacist named Tony Hovater. Mr. Hovater is the co-founder of the Traditionalist Worker Party, one of the hate groups that jackbooted into Charlottesville in August of 2017, they also stomped into Shelbyville, TN.  The Visu.News crew…

Remembering Charlottesville One Month Later

It was a long weekend for all of us. The story of Charlottesville wasn’t supposed to be like this. Most of us journalists expected to be on our way home soon after the ‘Unite the Right’ rally. Very few had booked hotels for Saturday night. It was supposed to be yet another face-off between the…

Law Enforcement is AWOL in Charlottesville

Originally written and photographed for NationofChange.org This is part two of a two part series (at least for now) questioning the motives and intentions of the law enforcement agencies surrounding the attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia in August. Read part one here. If you’ve read my previous pieces for NationofChange, you’d know I was on the ground…

Visu.News Co-Founder on Democracy Now!

Co-founder of Visu.News, Zach D Roberts, appeared on Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now! discussing his work in Charlottesville, VA. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ro58q19SSc&w=560&h=315] Democracy Now! Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. NERMEEN SHAIKH: Another suspect in the brutal beating of a young African-American man during the recent white supremacist rally…

Tiki Torches And The Silent Resistance

A group of 30 or so skinny anarchists, and BLM activists stood to confront hundreds of white supremacists holding torches. They were pepper sprayed and his with fuel from the torches that the “alt-right” protesters were carrying.   No members of political parties were there that I could see. I heard Cornel West was in…