Richard Spencer, a leading white-nationalist leader who helped Kessler organize last year's event, has said he will not participate in Sunday's rally.
Estimates vary on how many white nationalist protesters will show up.
Vice President Mike Pence also took to Twitter on Saturday afternoon to comment on the riots from a year ago.
Stern and other state, county and city officials said to expect large numbers of law enforcement officers in and around Charlottesville as part of a large-scale, multiagency safety and security plan to head off violence.
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In addition, two police officers died in a helicopter crash while they were monitoring the protests. "This year, I'm afraid of the police", Woolfork fumed. When the rally was expected to begin, they held up a sign that read, "Last year they came w/ torches".
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As the group and other counter-protestors head for the nation's capital, Hogan has instructed Maryland State agencies to be ready to respond and to coordinate in advance with DC officials. Soon after though, he said that while there were bad people in the white supremacist group, "you also had people that were very fine people, on both sides".
Protesters march at Lambeth field at the University of Virginia, ahead of the one year anniversary of the 2017 Charlottesville "Unite the Right" protests, in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 11, 2018.
White nationalists held a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville previous year, billing it as a protest over the removal of a statue honoring a commander of the Confederate Army, the losing side in the US Civil War.
Throughout our country, and for a number of years now - and primarily because the establishment media fantasizes about, promotes, enflames and approves of the violence committed against the right (naturally, HuffPo opposes the unmasking law) - Antifa has been allowed to run rampant, committing countless acts of violence against everyday, peaceful supporters of President Donald Trump. In an interview later Friday on "Anderson Cooper 360", Bro said she thinks it's time to "take the focus off Heather, as Heather would want us to do". At least two separate anti-white nationalist rallies will also be taking place in Lafayette Park.
The "Rally for Justice" was supposed to start at 7:00 p.m., but the student organizers with UVA Students United had a different plan.
A group of anti-fascist and Black Lives Matter demonstrators march on the campus of the University of Virginia. "We see you, we are with you, and we hope our demonstrations of love across this city over the weekend gives you just a sliver of the comfort your deserve for standing on the front lines in a battle against hatred, bigotry, anti-Semitism and anti-supremacy". Bro's desk at the Heather Heyer Foundation sports one of Heyer's favorite sayings: "If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention". "They've never come to Washington", the woman told the mayor.
"We still have a lot of things to do in this city", said King.