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A demonstrator holds up a sign in front of the Charlottesville Police Station during a Black Lives Matter march in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.

A bus idles behind police tape during an active shooter situation at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Three Virginia students were killed on this bus during a field trip.

A group of students hugs during a walk out at Buford Middle School against gun violence following a mass shooting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

Community members become emotional as the University of Virginia’s George Rogers Clark memorial is prepared for removal in Charlottesville, Va., on July 11, 2021.

A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee is removed from its plinth in Richmond, Va., on Sept. 8, 2021

A Confederate flag is burned at the beginning of a Black Lives Matter noise demonstration on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., on June 13, 2020.

A Charlottesville High School student dances across the stage during graduation at Ting Pavilion in Charlottesville, Va., on Thursday, June 9, 2022.

Leah Puryear, the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center board chair, speaks in front of the Charlottesville Circuit Court before a court hearing about a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Va., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.

Charlottesville High School students chant during a walkout in protest of Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed restrictions on transgender students' rights in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022.

A local activist leads a chant during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., on June 21, 2020.

A medical professional performs a free COVID-19 test in the parking lot of a church in Charlottesville, Va., on May 23, 2020.

Jonathan Spivey, the director of the MLK Community Choir, leads the group in song during a memorial service in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Over nine thousand attended the service at John Paul Jones Arena to honor three students who were killed on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022.