'White Lives Matter' rally planned for Tennessee

'White Lives Matter' rally planned for Tennessee

October 6th, 2017 by The Tennessean in Breaking News

White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" clash with counter-protesters as they enter Lee Park during the "Unite the Right" rally Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. After clashes with anti-fascist protesters and police the rally was declared an unlawful gathering and people were forced out of Lee Park, where a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is slated to be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images via The Tennessean)

White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right"...

Photo by The Tennessean /Times Free Press.

An alliance of several white nationalist groups — including those involved in an August rally in Charlottesville, Va. — has announced plans for a "White Lives Matter" rally this month in Tennessee.

The rally is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 28, in Shelbyville, located an hour southeast of Nashville.

Brad Griffin, who writes under the alias Hunter Wallace on his blog Occidental Dissent, announced that the event is being held by the Nationalist Front, a group of organizations that includes the National Socialist Movement, Traditionalist Worker Party, League of the South, White Lives Matter, Vanguard America and others.

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Violence in Charlottesville, Va.