More than 100 rally in Santa Ana in response to violence at white nationalist rally in Virginia – Orange County Register

SANTA ANA During a hastily organized rally in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, religious and community leaders told about 150 people Saturday evening that racism has no place in Orange County.

“We need to stand against what is wrong,” Rabbi Stephen J. Einstein of B’Nai Tzedek in Fountain Valley, said to the crowd assembled at Sasscar Park. “We need to take a stand against what is wrong.”

The rally was arranged by the Orange County Racial Justice Collaborative in response to Saturday’s clash between white nationalist groups and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. A 32-year-old woman was killed in the protest when a car plowed into demonstrators. In addition, two law enforcement officers were killed in a Virginia State Police helicopter crash.

In Santa Ana, protesters held signs with such slogans as “White Supremacy Is Terrorism.”

At one point, they shouted out in unison “No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist In The USA.”

Lulu Hammad of Aliso Viejo, a member of Indivisible 48, an accountability watch dog group, said white supremacy and racism have been around before the election of President…

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