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Democracy Now!: Neo-Nazi Attack in Charlottesville Caught on Camera by Palast Photographer Zach D. Roberts

“Suddenly, a fight breaks out behind me. De'Andre Harris comes running out and is followed by about a dozen white supremacists, who are chasing him with clubs, helmets and shields and every sort of weapon they could find. And they shove him into a parking arm. He falls down. They keep beating him, kicking him, using whatever they can find.”

Palast Investigative Fund photographer Zach D. Roberts [1] is interviewed by Nermeen Shaikh [2] for Democracy Now! [3] about the brutal beating of De’Andre Harris he witnessed and caught on camera in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017.

You can see more of Zach D. Roberts's images from Charlottesville here [4]. Zach also got an exclusive interview with De'Andre Harris, which you can find here [5].


Photojournalist Zach D. Roberts is Associate Producer and stake-out videographer for Greg Palast’s film, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy [6].”  We are now making the post-election update [6].  You can add your name as a producer [7] for a minimum tax deductible contribution of $1,000 [7]  ($500 [8] for Co-Producer [8]) or get a screen credit as a supporter [6] for $100 [6] minimum donation.  And you’ll get a signed copy of your film on DVD. Or help us fund our continued investigation of 'their' vote-swiping schemes for any amount [9] no matter how large or small.


Before turning to journalism as an investigative reporter for The Guardian and BBC Television, Greg Palast was an investigator of fraud and racketeering for governments and labor unions worldwide. His investigations have appeared in Rolling Stone, Harper's and New Statesman. Known as the reporter who exposed how Katherine Harris and Jeb Bush purged thousands of Black voters from Florida rolls to steal the 2000 election for George Bush. Palast has written four New York Times bestsellers, including Armed Madhouse, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, now a non-fiction movie [10].

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