Connect with us

News

Counter-protesters confront far-right group marching in Washington for ‘white civil rights’

James Clarke

Published

on

The dueling protests were a mark of an overall tense atmosphere, one year after the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

One counter-protester, D.C. native Kymone Freeman, told ThinkProgress that police have a habit of protecting white supremacists, while few in power condemn attacks against Black Lives Matter protesters.

“I wanted to see the spectacle of the police protecting white supremacists,” Freeman said. Pbs.org/newshour/nation/fbi-white-supremacists-in-law-enforcement”>2006 FBI report The FBI admitted that law enforcement on all levels had been infiltrated by white supremacists. “

“We’ve seen a lot of questionable police behavior since that time,” Freeman added.

Advertisement