Curry School professor and community activist Walt Heinecke, who helped protect his students in front of the Jefferson statue Friday, August 11, is a former member of the Dialogue on Race Steering Committee.
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Defense strategy: UVA prof fends off white supremacy invasion

Walt Heinecke had planned to hold nonviolent direct action training the night before the August 12 Unite the Right rally. Instead, he ended up doing nonviolent intervention and defending UVA students from torch-carrying white nationalists in front of the Rotunda Friday night, running two counterprotests at McGuffey and Justice parks on Saturday, and contradicting in […]