Michael Signer, a practicing attorney and author, served as mayor of Charlottesville from 2016 to 2018. He is the author of Cry Havoc: Charlottesville and American Democracy Under Siege.
3 Lessons From Failures in Charlottesville
As the city’s mayor at the time, it’s particularly painful to describe the failures of government during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in August 2017—but it’s never been more necessary. In Charlottesville, more...By Michael Signer
Why Trump Won't Try to Heal a Grieving Nation
During the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in August 2017, far-right, white-nationalist militias chanting “Jews will not replace us” clashed with counterprotesters over the planned remove of a statue of Confederate General Robert E....By Michael Signer
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