Protesters take to streets of Downtown Los Angeles over deadly Virginia rally

Protesters take to streets of Downtown Los Angeles over deadly Virginia rally
Counter-protester injured in Va (Image: NBC News video screen grab)

[Ed. – Yes, what is needed in the aftermath of a rally that turns deadly is another rally, especially where protesters are holding aloft obscene signs. Incidentally, L.A. was not the only city in which a protest of the protest was held, as noted here. Expect residents of other cities to add their two cents.]

Protesters took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Saturday evening to condemn racism after deadly violence erupted at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Demonstrators carrying hand-written signs such as “F— white supremacy” could be heard chanting “No KKK, no fascist USA” in Pershing Square.

A similar gathering took place in Orange County around 6:30 p.m. Anti-racist groups gathered in Santa Ana to rally “in opposition to the message of hate.” The answer is “hope not hate,” the group said in a news release.

Earlier in the day, a car plowed into a crowd of people in Charlottesville, Virginia, peacefully protesting what is believed to be the largest group of white nationalists to come together in a decade.

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