Transcript for Charlottesville anniversary
Well the stage is set for series of protests that could turn violent this weekend in one year after the deadly clashes in Charlottesville Virginia. The white supremacists who organized that rally. Is now planning a demonstration. Just steps from the White House counter protesters hoped outnumber them while police hope to keep the two sides far part. This morning preparations are underway to mark the anniversary of this deadly violence in Charlottesville Virginia. White Nationalists and neo Nazis protesting the removal of a confederate statue. And were met by counter protesters. Sides engaged in violent brawls. And counter protestor had a higher was killed when she was struck by a car that plowed into ground. I think this blame on both sides Sunday marks one year since the deadly clash. Virginia has declared a state of emergency in case of protests but many of the same groups are instead planning to protest here Washington DC's Lafayette square park. Just feet from the White House. We the people of Washington DC say unequivocally that we denounce hate we announce that we denounce anti semitism. And we denounce. The rhetoric that we expect to hear it this Sunday. Organizers of the unite the right rally have a permit to march and demonstrate. As do groups like black lives matter and even someone who will burn a confederate flag. Members of the answer coalition a rate. We also don't believe that. That that if ignored these groups we'll just go away we believe that. If ignored they will become emboldened and they will continue to grow and we really can't allow that to happen. There's ran an increase in acts of hate and white supremacist propaganda sense Charlottesville by one count more than 3000 incidents mostly in the eastern U us. In DC this weekend air B&B is warning it may expel anyone attending the alt right rally as it did in Charlottesville. And in addition a Charlottesville in Washington police across the country are on alert for possible protests this weekend.
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