Minnesotans react to Charlottesville rally

Demonstrators march in downtown Los Angeles.
Demonstrators march in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, decrying hatred and racism after a white supremacist rally that spiraled into violence in Charlottesville.
Damian Dovarganes | AP

In the wake of a white supremacist rally in Virginia over the weekend, protesters gathered across the country to express their opposition to racism and hatred — including in Minnesota.

Minnesota community leaders, as well as a former white supremacist now working to fight hate groups, talked about the weekend events.


Carin Mrotz, executive director of Jewish Community Action.

DeWayne Davis, senior pastor, All God's Children Metropolitan Community Church.

Tony McAleer, co-founder of Life After Hate, an organization that aims to work with people who want to leave white power/neo-Nazi groups.

Keith Mayes, professor of African American and African Studies, University of Minnesota.

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