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It’s been one year since the “Unite the Right” protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. Over the past few days, The Atlantic has been looking into what’s changed since the violent rally last August, and what hasn’t:

  • Adam Serwer wrote a powerful essay on the proliferation of white-supremacist messages.

  • Adam Harris reported on how the University of Virginia—the backdrop of the Charlottesville rally—has grappled with racism, from its founding to today.

  • Elaina Plott considered how Republicans are coming to terms with a white-supremacist movement that attempts to lay claim to the “right.”

  • David Graham highlighted how the president’s current posture toward white supremacists echoes what he said about the protests one year ago.

  • Elaine Godfrey and Madeline Carlisle attended what ended up being a relatively small protest, with a much larger counterdemonstration, in Washington, D.C., a city that Vann Newkirk noted has its own racially fraught history.

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