Monday, August 14, 2017

Hundreds Rally in Salem after violence in Charlottesville

Statesman Journal
By Anna Reed
August 13, 2017

Less than 24 hours after starting an effort to organize a rally in solidarity with the victims of protests and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, hundreds of people descended upon downtown Salem.  Totting signs denouncing Nazis, the alt-right and white supremacy, people of all ages spread out near the Marion Street and Center Street bridges.

The rally was to "show that Salem is not a hateful place, that Oregon supports diversity," Pam McCollum, with Salem Resists said.

Read the full article at the Statesman Journal website here.

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