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#Charlottesville

Citation

Jules, Bergis (2017), #Charlottesville, UC Riverside Dash, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.6086/D10T0B

Abstract

On Friday, August 11th, 2017 a large groups of racist white nationalists carrying torches marched on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, VA as an intimidation tactic against proponents for the removal of confederate statues of Robert E. Lee. The Friday evening march was held ahead of a much larger racist white nationalist rally in the center of Charlottesville planned for Saturday, August 12th, 2017. This dataset includes 100,000 tweet ids collected using the DocNow tweet collection prototype: http://app.docnow.io/ The tweet ids can be converted back into the original tweets using the DocNow Hydrator tool which can be downloaded from here: https://github.com/DocNow/hydrator