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The people, groups and symbols at Charlottesville

Numerous radical-right figures and groups were present at the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last weekend. Here is a list of some of the most prominent, with links to SPLC resources about them. We also delve into some of the alt-right symbols that were on display.


Jason Kessler, event organizer

Richard B. Spencer

Bradley Dean Griffin

Christopher Cantwell

Matthew Heimbach

David Duke

Michael Hill

Augustus Sol Invictus


Traditionalist Worker Party

Ku Klux Klan

Vanguard America

League of the South

Identity Evropa

Proud Boys


The “blood and soil” chant

The “Kek” meme