A vigil to honor the victims at the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, took place on Sunday night. She says the driver "barreled down", and she could hear the wheels as he accelerated.
The man accused of driving the vehicle that struck Heyer, 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. of OH, was denied bail in his first court appearance on Monday.
"I think I've learned in the last couple of years the most important thing is to listen to minorities, listen to people of color, listen to the LGBTQ community", said a woman. Later, a state police helicopter heading toward the violence crashed, leaving two troopers dead.
It was a scene that played out over and over in Charlottesville as law enforcement confronted the largest public gathering of white supremacists in decades.
Charlottesville police Chief Al Thomas said at least 35 people had been injured - many of them from violent encounters between white supremacists and the counter-protesters.
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Odinga said the supporters would better stay away from work at least for Monday until he makes his announcement. Odinga doubled down on his attacks in a speech to 4,000 cheering supporters in Kibera, Nairobi's biggest slum.
The statue, which protesters scaled and surrounded, commemorates Brigadier General Albert Pike, a MA man who, as Eugene Puryear of PSL put it in an impassioned speech, "loved slavery so much that he left MA and moved to the South, left the Whigs...and the Know-Nothings because they weren't pro-slavery enough for him". "The Richard Spencers of the world, they want to invoke fear in people, they want people to fear their fascist movement". "This could have been a much worse day", said Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. "Our hearts and prayers are with those that have lost loved ones".
"We need to come together and say, 'It's time to resist hate, '" said Kimberly Chastain, Pastor of United Presbyterian Church. If you go after one of us, you go after all of us. "My friend Sarah posted something that said 'Torches bring hate".
Veldhuisen added that even people "in safe and quite little Minnesota towns" are affected by what happened in Virginia.
San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon released a statement Monday saying she was " deeply saddened and angered by this weekend's showing of rampant racism and violence in Charlottesville".
"We cannot be complacent we can't just be silent and hope it won't happen here", said Davidow, "We're going to make sure that everybody knows that it won't happen here".