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Protesters Surround KKK Gathering In Charlottesville

A few dozen Ku Klux Klan members rallied to protest the removal of a Confederate statue in a park in Charlottesville, Va. But about 1,000 people showed up to oppose them.
Protesters gesture at a man wearing a Confederate flag before a KKK rally in Charlottesville on Saturday. / ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / Getty Images

Despite urging from the city's mayor to ignore the racist group, about 1,000 people showed up to protest a few dozen members of the Ku Klux Klan who gathered in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday.

Klan members had called for a rally to oppose the city's

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