Tag Archives: Charlottesville

Spotify removes white supremacy music after events in Charlottesville

Spotify has removed several white supremacist bands from its service, following recent events at Charlottesville in America. Earlier this week, a music news website published a list of 37 “white power” bands which were being streamed online. Less than 48 hours later, Spotify announced they had removed some of the bands from its service in America. The Swedish company says it is ...

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Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists ‘clowns’

The chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has attacked white nationalists as “clowns” as the fallout from violent protests in Charlottesville continues. Mr Bannon once headed the far-right Breitbart News, seen as both a major channel for nationalism and key in helping Donald Trump win election. But Mr Bannon told Prospect magazine: “Ethno-nationalism – it’s losers”. Questions surround Mr Bannon’s future, ...

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Obama tolerance tweet becomes most liked

It may be President Trump’s communication tool of choice – but it’s a tweet by former President Barack Obama that has become the most liked in Twitter’s history. The tweet, the first in a series of three, quoted Nelson Mandela and was accompanied by a picture of Mr Obama smiling with a group of children from different racial backgrounds. It has ...

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State of emergency declared over US far-right rally

Officials in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. The move allows local authorities to request additional resources if needed, the police department says. Thousands of people are expected to join the “Unite the Right” rally against plans to remove a statue of a pro-slavery US ...

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