Hundreds in Roanoke call for peace in light of Charlottesville violence

Hundreds in Roanoke call for peace in light of Charlottesville violence

Hundreds in Roanoke call for peace in light of Charlottesville violence

"I think probably my favorite part of the whole evening was when you were to hug someone that you didn't know and just random people are hugging random people and that was phenomenal", Harden said. An Ohio man is facing murder charges after he plowed his auto through a crowd of protesters, killing a 32-year-old woman.

A vigil for Charlottesville, Virginia, will be held Sunday in Tulsa.

A auto rammed into a crowd of protesters, killing a 32-year-old woman, and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods, leaving two troopers onboard dead.

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Faith leaders from the area will speak during the vigil, Smith said.

Megan Gammon of Bowling Green said she was there to stand up against white supremacy.

Celeste Johnston, a 51-year-old from Fresno who works for the county as an office assistant, said she came to the vigil because it was right to point out a wrong.

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"This is a staggering misfortune for their families, the Virginia State Police, and the whole ward", McAuliffe said. Lieutenant Cullen graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90 Basic Session.

"They fought really hard not to have this in the world", she said, noting that numerous white supremacists marching this weekend in Virginia were "claiming to be patriots while marching with Nazi flags".

One attendee says we as country need to be more active in standing against the violence happening nationwide. Event organizers like Vashti Bandy said the main message was to show that "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the United States does not accept the KKK, bigots and Nazis". The crowd sang songs - "Solidarity Forever", an amended version of "John Brown's Body", and "We Shall Not Be Moved" - and wept, or stood silently, as a few drivers in cars circling the intersection honked their horns and held out fists in support.

In the aftermath of Saturday's violence, President Donald Trump drew criticism for not specifically condemning the white supremacists who rallied in Virginia, instead condemning the violence in Charlottesville "on many sides". She said the best answer was to follow the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr.

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