state of emergency declared in Virginia Saturday, as clashes break out between white nationalists and counter protesters in Charlottesville. Smoke clouding the streets as the two groups threw punches during Unite the Right rally, a protest against the city's removal of a statue of confederate General Robert E Lee.
>> This is what you represent.>> The event underscoring the persistent tensions surrounding the display of Southern civil war symbols including the confederate flag. Supporters say the flag honors southern heritage, while opponents call it, and other remnants of the war, racially insensitive.>>
] your momma too.>> Many of those at the rally, taunting one another without remorse, keeping tensions high and heated with no signs of protestors cooling off.
According to media reports there were more than 500 white nationalists and about 1,000 counter protesters.>> If you do not disperse immediately, you will be arrested.>> Virginia State Police breaking up multiple fights and making several arrests throughout the morning. At least two people were injured.>> Need help.