Torch-bearing white nationalists march ahead of alt-right rally

(CNN)Alt-right activists held torches and marched late Friday through the University of Virginia school in Charlottesville.

Chanting “blood and soil” and “one individuals, one country, end migration,” the group rallied around a statue of Thomas Jefferson prior to they encountered counterprotesters, CNN affiliate WWBT reported .
The march came hours prior to a Saturday rally that cops expect will draw in as numerous as 2,000 to 6,000 individuals, in an occasion that might be the “biggest hate-gathering of it’s kind in years in the United States,” as explained by the Southern Poverty Law.