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Protests, Vigils Around US Decry White Supremacist Rally

Protesters decrying hatred and racism converged around the country on Sunday, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia. The gatherings spanned from a planned march to President Donald Trump’s home in New York to a candlelight vigil in Florida. In Seattle, police made arrests and confiscated weapons as Trump supporters and counter-protesters converged downtown. Some focused on showing support for the people whom white supremacists’ condemn. Other demonstrations were pushing for the removal of Confederate monuments, the issue that initially…

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Protests, vigils around US decry white supremacist rally

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters decrying hatred and racism planned to converge Sunday in front of President Donald Trump’s New York home and elsewhere around the country, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia. The planned gatherings spanned from a march to Trump Tower in New York to a candlelight vigil in Florida to a rally in a public square in Cleveland. Some focused on showing support for the people whom … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Protests,…

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