Though the worst came Saturday, Charlottesville violence began months ago
Even after tumult, similar rallies are planned in Texas, San Francisco and Boston
Despite the outrage and uproar, everyone had to know the protests were coming to Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend – and that they would get out of hand.
This is how we got here.
It began in February when the City Council voted to rechristen two parks named for Confederate generals and to remove a bronze statue of one of those generals, Robert E. Lee, from an eponymous downtown park.