A white nationalist is seen leaving Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes took place between counter-protesters and white-nationalist groups. Hundreds of white nationalists gathered at the park for a "Unite the Right" rally to protest the removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee, which is seen in the background. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Police officers dressed in riot gear march forward as they push protesters away from Emancipation Park after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency on August 12. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 A counter-protester stands in McGuffey Park in Charlottesville, Virginia. Opposition groups gathered in the city after hundreds of white nationalists came to Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from the University of Virginia's Emancipation Park. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Counter-protesters gather in Charlottesville in response to white-nationalist groups who gathered for a "Unite the Right" rally at Emancipation Park. Clashes between the two groups broke out throughout the day. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Blood is seen on the pavement shortly after a vehicle ran through a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, killing one person and injuring 19 others. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Counter-protesters attempt to burn a Confederate flag in Emancipation Park. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 A white nationalist holds a modified American flag in Emancipation Park. White nationalist groups were met by counter-protesters and clashes broke out throughout the day. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 A woman gestures in front of police dressed in riot gear in Charlottesville. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 A woman is given medical treatment after she was struck by a car that drove into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 A woman's leg is placed in a splint after she was struck by a car that drove into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Bystanders assist a woman after she was struck by a car that drove into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Police dressed in riot gear stand in front of a statue of Robert E. Lee in Emancipation Park shortly after clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters broke out. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 A woman records a march through Charlottesville by counter-protesters from a vehicle. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
 Members of a Virginia National Guard unit stand ready in Charlottesville. (Seth Herald / The Atlantic)
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