Last month, the Charlottesville City Council, but a judge later issued a injunction preventing the city from doing so for six months.

Saturday night a large group of torch bearing white nationalists protested against the removal of statues honoring Confederate Generals, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

The mayor of Charlottesville, Mike Signer condemned demonstration and said this event involving torches at night in Lee Park was either profoundly ignorant or designed to instill fear in the minority populations in a way that hearkens back to the days of the KKK.

The mayor rejected this intimidation and suggested that Charlottesville is a welcoming city and such intolerance is not welcome in Virginia. Signer told ABC News that he represents a city that proudly values racial diversity. The police department observed about 150 people in Lee Park, telling the group to leave the park.

All parties involved began to leave the park without incident. This issue eats away the bottom of the American society, based on the American civil war back in 1865.

ABC News / AA Magnum News 2017.

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