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Photo Of Black Policeman Guarding Charlottesville Protesters Debunked As Fake News

By Collin Gossel

Be careful of what you read on the Internet -- it's not always trustworthy! For instance, following the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, a Facebook post was circulated that supposedly was taken at Saturday's protest, featuring a photo of a black police officer protecting the white supremacists attending the event. 

This is my nieces husband Darius Ricco Nash. He is one of our living heroes in this country. I'm ashamed that you may...

Posted by Keven Quillon on Sunday, July 9, 2017

Tweets of the photo generated thousands of favorites and retweets on Twitter before users realized it was actually taken back in July.