Robert E. Lee statue

A statue depicting Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee stands over Lee Park in downtown Charlottesville.

The Loyal White Knights of the KKK has applied to hold a rally on the steps of the Charlottesville Circuit Court on July 8.

A hundred people are estimated to attend the Pelham, North Carolina-based group’s event from 3 to 4 p.m., according to a city spokeswoman Miriam Dickler.

And on Aug. 12, right-wing activists who were involved in a provocative torch-lit rally in Charlottesville last month will gather again in Lee Park.

According to Dickler, Unity and Security for America founder and right-wing blogger Jason Kessler submitted an application to hold an assembly in Lee Park from 12 to 5 p.m. Aug. 12.

More than 400 people are estimated to attend.

The Traditionalist Workers Party — a political organization that identifies with national socialism and white nationalism — announced on its Facebook page Monday that an event will be held in Charlottesville in August.

Lee Park and its statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee have been the site of numerous protests in recent weeks following the City Council’s decision to remove the statue.

A court injunction is in place to prevent the city from removing the statue pending a legal challenge to its decision.

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