Tens Of Thousands Nationwide Stand Against Nazi, White Supremacists’ Hate Politics
From Boston to California and places in between tens of thousands of people rallied against Nazis over the weekend in the wake of the horrific and deadly white supremacist violence in Charlottesville Virginia. The tiny right-wing gathering in Boston was completely overwhelmed by the 40,000 anti-Nazi. anti-white supremacist protesters. The black-led diverse crowd peacefully stood against far-right extremists, shaming them out of town without violently attacking them.
Here are some of the anti-Nazi protesters speaking on the Boston Globe website.
[Anti-Nazi Protesters]: “Spectacular to get this many people on very short notice to express opposition to a venal and ugly strain of American politics that comes from the top of the country – Donald Trump.” “Really affirming to see so many people united against hatred.”
IUPAT General President Kenneth Kenneth Rigmaiden says his union is trying to do what all of the labor should be doing – making a concerted effort to “reconnect with our neighbors in our communities. We must continue to do the same in our union halls so that we may work with our neighbors in solidarity for civil justice with one voice.”
Rigmaiden says “We, as a labor movement, must use our collective voice to put an end to such hateful actions and be a part of the solution.”