A secessionist and a black nationalist team up after Charlottesville

Johnathan Thrower, who also goes by the name Shakem Amen Akhet, of the Charleston Black Nationalist Movement, held a joint press conference this week with James Bessenger, chairman of the South Carolina Secessionist Party, in which they pledged nonviolence.

The pair created The Charleston Accord, a document aimed at preventing what happened in Charlottesville from happening in their city. They admit they land on opposite sides of many issues but told PBS Newshour that the accord promises to...

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