White nationalists marched through the University of Virginia on Friday night carrying torches while chanting “You will not replace us.”
Chanting "blood and soil,” “white lives matter” and “you will not replace us,” scores of white nationalists holding torches marched across the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Friday night.
The local mayor called the torch-lit protest "a cowardly parade of hatred, bigotry and racism".
Demonstrators clashed with counter-protesters around a statue of Thomas Jefferson ahead of a large rally planned for Saturday
Hundreds of white nationalists, carrying Tiki torches, gathered at the University of Virginia's campus Friday in Charlottesville and surrounded a group of counter-protesters.
Police estimated 2,000 to 6,000 people would attend the gathering of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, alt-right activists and pro-Confederacy groups.
A mob carrying torches and chanting slogans marched on a US university on Friday night.
Noon rally will come just hours after torch-bearing white nationalists marched at the University of Virginia
Alt-right activists held torches and marched late Friday through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville.