Man Gets Fired After Photo Of Him Attending White Supremacist Rally Goes Viral

The restaurant posted a sign announcing its decision.

By Gina Tron

One of the white nationalists who took part in the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has lost his job.

Top Dog, a hot-dog restaurant in Berkeley, California, announced it fired protester Cole White on Saturday after the man was named by @YesYoureRacist, a Twitter account that is outing rally participants, according to Business Insider. The Twitter account and its posts have been going viral since the weekend.

"Effective Saturday 12th August, Cole White no longer works at Top Dog," a sign outside the restaurant stated, according to ABC News. The sign was posted on Sunday. "The actions of those in Charlottesville are not supported by Top Dog. We believe in individual freedom and voluntary association for everyone."

The restaurant also confirmed over email that White no longer works for the company, The East Bay Times reported.

Three people died during the rally over the weekend. James Alex Fields, 20, is suspected of plowing his car into counter protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer of Charlottesville. Two Virginia State Troopers also died in a helicopter crash while responding to the protests. Dozens of people were injured during clashes and from the car attack.

[Photo: Twitter]

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