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Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

August 19, 2017 2:34 AM
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Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

On Friday evening, several hundred people gathered in downtown Portland, Ore., for an “Eclipse Hate” rally. Later, others joined in, and more than 1,000 protesters marched on downtown streets, chanting, “No KKK, No fascist U.S.A., No Trump.”

The march was loud but relatively peaceful. Protesters swarmed two of the city’s bridges, halting traffic in both directions. At one point, they chanted, ”Whose bridge? Our Bridge.” Then protesters returned quietly to where the rally had started.

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