‘This is the Beginning of Bringing People Together,’ Residents Express Optimism After Richmond Rally


Adria Scharf of the Richmond Peace Education Center hosting a unity rally at Richmond’s Maggie Walker statue. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

About half a dozen Neo-Confederates came from out of state to Richmond Saturday, stirring tensions and drawing hundreds of counter protesters. Many of the anti-racism protesters began their day at a unity rally at the city’s Maggie Walker monument. Mallory Noe-Payne covered the rally and has this report.


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