The Daily Eastern News

Community unites together against hate

People stand along Lincoln Avenue to promote love and tolerance following events in Charlottesville, Virgina and across the country.

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-chief

August 27, 2017

During the “United Against Hate” Rally Saturday in Morton Park, Charleston resident Shelley Epperson had her parents on her mind. She was especially thinking about her father, whom she said fought the Nazis in World War II. Though losing her parents was a horrific experience, Epperson said...

Rally aims to show solidarity

Staff Report

August 24, 2017

Local groups have once again organized a rally to denounce hate groups and bigotry and to show solidarity for those who have experienced it. “United Against Hate” is set for 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Morton Park. According to a Facebook page for the rally, it is meant a peaceful display...

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