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Protesters march in Boston rally Saturday

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Protesters march in Boston rally Saturday

- by Associated Press. BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of counter protesters have begun a miles long march ahead of a conservative rally that's getting underway on Boston Common. Demonstrators started marching Saturday morning from the city's Roxbury neighborhood. Organizers say demonstrators will march to the Common, where the rally is taking place. Boston's rally is the first potentially large and racially charged gathering in a major U
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Thousands of protesters march to Boston Common ahead of 'free speech' rally

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Thousands of protesters march to Boston Common ahead of 'free speech' rally

- BOSTON — Thousands of protesters are marching from Roxbury to the Boston Common, where they plan to converge with a controversial demonstration. The group of over 10,000 people gathered at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center for their march to downtown on Saturday morning. They began with chants, music and speeches, then started walking just before 11 a.m. Organizers are calling the demonstration a "Fight Supremacy" and a "Racial Justice Solidarity March
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Right-wing rally planned for Laguna Beach sparks backlash, counter-demonstration against racism

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Right-wing rally planned for Laguna Beach sparks backlash, counter-demonstration against racism

- A planned Sunday rally in Laguna Beach to draw attention to crimes committed by immigrants in the country illegally has sparked a counter-demonstration planned for Saturday. Saturday’s rally, led by , and Together We Will Orange County, begins at 10 a.m. at Main Beach and is called “From Charlottesville to Laguna Beach: We Stand Together,” according to a Facebook post. “Heeding the call from the Movement for Black Lives for a national action and solidarity with Charlottesville, Va
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Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest

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Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest

- Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess. . . Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess Some 500 far-right extremists marched Saturday in Berlin in honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of top Nazi Rudolf Hess — and they were separated by hundreds of heavily armed police from an equal number of counter-demonstrators
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Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest

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Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest

- Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess. . . Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess Some 500 far-right extremists marched Saturday in Berlin in honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of top Nazi Rudolf Hess — and they were separated by hundreds of heavily armed police from an equal number of counter-demonstrators
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Sky5 LIVE: Protesters marching to Boston Common

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Sky5 LIVE: Protesters marching to Boston Common

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Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest

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Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest

- Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess. . . Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest Nazi sympathizers organize annual marches in honor of Rudolf Hess Some 500 far-right extremists marched Saturday in Berlin in honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of top Nazi Rudolf Hess — and they were separated by hundreds of heavily armed police from an equal number of counter-demonstrators
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Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest

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Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest

- A week after violent protests rocked Charlottesville, Va., Boston police are implementing a tight security plan on Saturday as a “free speech” rally with right-wing speakers is expected to converge with a large counter-protest on the city’s historic Common. “If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it down,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said at a news conference Friday. “We’re going to respect their right to free speech
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Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest

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Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest

- A week after violent protests rocked Charlottesville, Va., Boston police are implementing a tight security plan on Saturday as a “free speech” rally with right-wing speakers is expected to converge with a large counter-protest on the city’s historic Common. “If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it down,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said at a news conference Friday. “We’re going to respect their right to free speech
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James Harrison: I Never Threatened Anthem Protesters, Fake News

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James Harrison: I Never Threatened Anthem Protesters, Fake News

- Pittsburgh Steelers badass James Harrison is opening up about how he REALLY feels about national anthem protesters ... in the wake of a fake threat attributed to him last week. The false quote whizzed around social media -- claiming Harrison said, "Anyone on my team sits for the anthem, they better be in a wheelchair." He never said it. It was completely made up
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Far-right protests leave U.S. cities scrambling to balance safety, free speech

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Far-right protests leave U.S. cities scrambling to balance safety, free speech

- WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cities across the United States are seeking ways to head off the kind of violence seen in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend when white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counter-protesters over the planned removal of a Civil War-era statue. As they step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces and brace for a right-wing backlash, municipalities are re-evaluating their approaches to crowd control, permits, weapon regulation and intelligence gathering
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Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

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Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

- Photo BOSTON — This city was bracing for a rally on Saturday that was expected to draw thousands of demonstrators, some of them advocating free speech, while many others, fearing that the rally would attract white nationalists, were promising a major counterdemonstration. The dueling demonstrations in Boston, along with rallies expected over the weekend in a handful of other cities, come at an extraordinarily tense moment, a week after violence broke out in Charlottesville, Va
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Connecticut Residents Will Join Counterprotesters At Boston Rally

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Connecticut Residents Will Join Counterprotesters At Boston Rally

- When Debra Cohen joins thousands of counterprotesters on the Boston Common Saturday she’ll be thinking about her father. Cohen is going to Boston to protest a rally scheduled by the Boston Free Speech Coalition that has attracted far-right speakers and that many fear will be a repeat of the recent white nationalist gathering in Virginia that was marred by violence. “I cannot stand the thought that the danger and worse that my father and so many other people like him faced when they fought in the second World War would eventually end up for nothing,” she said
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President Donald Trump sparks a firestorm about Charlottesville:Editorial Board Roundtable

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President Donald Trump sparks a firestorm about Charlottesville:Editorial Board Roundtable

- At first, the big news was the violence Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, that took the life of a woman protesting white nationalists who flocked to town to oppose the removal of a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Police arrested James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, accusing him of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters, killing Heather Heyer, 32, a Charlottesville paralegal, and injuring 19 people
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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

- The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday that she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death. Speaking on ABC's "Good Morning America," Susan Bro said she initially missed the first few calls to her from the White House. But she said "now I will not" talk to the president after a news conference in which Trump equated violence by white supremacists at the rally with violence by those protesting the rally
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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

- CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday that she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death. Speaking on ABC's "Good Morning America," Susan Bro said she initially missed the first few calls to her from the White House
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Protests - United States

  • Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest
    Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest

    , chicagotribune.com

    A week after violent protests rocked Charlottesville, Va., Boston police are implementing a tight security plan on Saturday as a “free speech” rally with right-wing speakers is expected to converge with a large counter-protest on the city’s historic Common. “If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it down,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said at a news conference Friday. “We’re going to respect their right to free speech
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Protesters

  • James Harrison: I Never Threatened Anthem Protesters, Fake News
    James Harrison: I Never Threatened Anthem Protesters, Fake News

    , tmz.com

    Pittsburgh Steelers badass James Harrison is opening up about how he REALLY feels about national anthem protesters ... in the wake of a fake threat attributed to him last week. The false quote whizzed around social media -- claiming Harrison said, "Anyone on my team sits for the anthem, they better be in a wheelchair." He never said it. It was completely made up
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Demonstrators

  • Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest
    Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and large counter-protest

    , chicagotribune.com

    A week after violent protests rocked Charlottesville, Va., Boston police are implementing a tight security plan on Saturday as a “free speech” rally with right-wing speakers is expected to converge with a large counter-protest on the city’s historic Common. “If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it down,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said at a news conference Friday. “We’re going to respect their right to free speech
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Demonstrations

  • Right-wing rally planned for Laguna Beach sparks backlash, counter-demonstration against racism
    Right-wing rally planned for Laguna Beach sparks backlash, counter-demonstration against racism

    , latimes.com

    A planned Sunday rally in Laguna Beach to draw attention to crimes committed by immigrants in the country illegally has sparked a counter-demonstration planned for Saturday. Saturday’s rally, led by , and Together We Will Orange County, begins at 10 a.m. at Main Beach and is called “From Charlottesville to Laguna Beach: We Stand Together,” according to a Facebook post. “Heeding the call from the Movement for Black Lives for a national action and solidarity with Charlottesville, Va
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Violent protests

  • 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes
    3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

    , kcrg.com

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Three more men have been arrested in connection to the violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. The Virginia State Police announced late Saturday that Troy Dunigan, a 21-year-old from Chattanooga, Tennessee, was charged with disorderly conduct; Jacob L. Smith, a 21-year-old from Louisa, Virginia, was charged with assault and battery; and James M. O'Brien, 44, of Gainesville, Florida, was charged with carrying a concealed handgun
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