White Nationalists, Counterprotesters March Near White House On Anniversary Of Deadly Charlottesvill

White Nationalists, Counterprotesters March Near White House On Anniversary Of Deadly Charlottesvill


THOUSANDS OF COUNTERPROTESTERS CONVERGED IN WASHINGTON, D.C. AS WHITE SUPREMACISTS HELD A RALLY ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITE THE RIGHT RALLY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA. Reporter: POLICE ESCORTED A GROUP OF WHITE SUPREMACISTS THROUGH A MUCH LARGER CROWD OF COUNTERPROTESTERS AHEAD OF THE PLANNED UNITE THE RIGHT RALLY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. THE WHITE NATIONALISTS GATHERED IN LAFAYETTE SQUARE JUST ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE WHITE HOUSE. WE ARE HERE FOR THE FIRST AMENDMENT, FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Reporter: JASON KOESTER ORGANIZED TODAY’S DEMONSTRATION AND THE EVENT IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA ONE YEAR AGO THAT LED TO THE DEATH OF COUNTERPROTESTERS HEATHER HEYER. THERE IS A LOT OF ANTIWHITE DISCRIMINATION IN THIS COUNTRY. I AM OKAY WITH SHARING THIS COUNTRY WITH PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE WORLD BUT IF YOU BRING INTO MANY PEOPLE AT ONCE, IT IS NOT THE SAME COUNTRY ANYMORE. Reporter: COUNTERPROTESTERS GATHERED EARLY TODAY. MANY SAY THEY CAME OUT TO MAKE A STATEMENT THAT THERE IS NO ROOM FOR BIGOTRY IN THIS COUNTRY. I AM HERE BECAUSE I AM A WHITE PERSON. I DON’T WANT TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE NEO-NAZIS OR WHITE SUPREMACISTS AND THEIR HATE. Reporter: THERE WAS A MASSIVE POLICE RESIDENCE IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA. WE ARE HERE TO HEAL! Reporter: HEATHER HEYER’S MOM URGED PEOPLE TO FIX WHAT SHE CALLED A HUGE RASUL PROBLEM AND — RACIAL PROBLEM IN THIS COUNTRY. I DON’T WANT OTHER MOTHERS TO BE IN MY SPOT. Reporter: SUNDAY UNITE THE RIGHT RALLY ENDED SOONER THAN

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