DeAndre Harris, Beaten by White Supremacists in Charlottesville, Is Found Not Guilty of Assault


Demonstrations took place outside the courthouse in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday, before DeAndre Harris was acquitted of misdemeanor assault. Mr. Harris was brutally beaten at a rally of white supremacists in August.

Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress, via Associated Press

DeAndre Harris, a black man who was brutally beaten at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last year, was acquitted of assault related to an incident that took place moments before he was attacked.

Video from Aug. 12 showed six men surrounding Mr. Harris, 20, in a parking garage and hitting him with a metal pipe and wooden boards. Mr. Harris suffered a head wound and a broken wrist. The…

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