Stand For Something :: Allies National Television Debut
In 2017, former Vice Mayor of Charlottesville Virginia, Wes Bellamy, wore our ‘Menace to Supremacy t-shirt on CNN during an interview about the Charlottesville riots. Bellamy, who is also the author of When White Supremacy Knocks, spoke with CNN about the self-identified white supremacist James Alex Fields who deliberately rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing Heather Heyer and injuring 19 other people. Fileds was tried and convicted in Virginia state court of first-degree murder, malicious wounding, and other crimes the following year, with the jury recommending a sentence of life imprisonment plus 419 years.
The riots and resulting death and injuries resulted in a backlash against white supremacist groups in the U.S., with a number of those groups having their financial and social media accounts closed by major companies.
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