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Athens Man Wins Award In Lawsuit Against David Duke

Jan 24, 2020

Bill Burke with his wife and daughter
Credit Burke Family

An Athens man has won a 5 thousand dollar judgment against former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke as part of a lawsuit against white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters. 

Bill Burke says he sutained severe injuries when he was struck by a car that also killed counterprotester Heather Heyer during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia two years ago. Duke denies allegations that he promotes violence.