Past Punditry

Politics. Media. History.

 

Voices

 
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Jalane Schmidt

 UVA professor and local Black Lives Matter founder

 

Claudrena Harold

 UVA history professor and advisor to the Black Student Alliance

 

Seth Wispelwey

co-founder of Congregate Cville

 

John Edwin Mason

UVA history professor and vice-chair of Blue Ribbon Commission on statues

 

Tim Heaphy

former U.S. attorney and author of the city's independent review 

 

Brennan Gilmore

witness suing Alex Jones for defamation

 

Joyce Camden

local trauma counselor

 

Mike Signer

former Charlottesville mayor

 

Larry Sabato

UVA politics professor

 

Rabbi Tom Gutherz

senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel

 

Ben Doherty

UVA law librarian and organizer with Standing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)

 

Kathleen Belew

author of Bring the War HomeThe White Power Movement and Paramilitary America

 

Jim Ryan

president of UVA

 

Risa Goluboff

dean of UVA Law School and chair of the Dean's Working Group on the university's response to August 11 & 12

 

Louis Nelson

UVA associate provost and architecture history professor

 

Ibram X. Kendi

author of Stamped from the Beginning

 

Mary McCord

visiting professor at Georgetown law and attorney pursuing the militia lawsuits

 

Dahlia Lithwick

 Slate Supreme Court correspondent

 

Nina Silber

Civil War historian at Boston University

 

Phyllis Leffler

professor emerita of UVA history department

 

Margo Smith

founder of the Kudzu Project

 

additional background interviews

 

Will Richey 

owner of Whiskey Jar restaurant

 

Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin 

rabbi educator at Congregation Beth Israel

 

Elaine Ellis Thomas

former associate rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church

 

Jack Ronayne 

local student involved in Sacajewea mural