Activism

868 Shares Image: barakmich / flickr By Chloe Bryan2017-08-19 19:05:17 UTC A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday’s planned “free speech” rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands. Per local news reports, over 10,000 people gathered at Boston Commons to protest the right-wing gathering, which quickly…

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The “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was a stark reminder of an unsettling but well-known fact: racism and bigotry are deeply embedded in this country’s fabric.  Many people, especially white progressives, looked at the news over the weekend in disbelief — amazed that such hatred could…

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[embedded content] Violence erupted again in Charlottesville, Virginia on Sunday after “Unite The Right” organizer Jason Kessler was swarmed and attacked by protesters while attempting to hold a news conference. Thousands of protestors descended upon the city this weekend to oppose a racist gathering called Unite The Right. Clashes between…

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