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Author: Jessi Paetzke

Photo Essay: Milwaukee vigil stands with Charlottesville against white supremacy

Residents of Milwaukee gathered on August 13 along with other groups around the country in remembrance of Heather Heyer, the 32 year old who was kiIIed by a white nationalist in Charlottesville, Virginia. Editor’s Note: A coalition of far-right groups invaded Charlottesville for a “Unite the Right” rally to oppose the removal of a confederate monument, and the re-naming of Lee Park to Emancipation Park. A huge counter-demonstration gathered in opposition to the message of hate and violence. Heyer was part of a group protesting the gathering of neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan, and other radical supremacist groups. In an...

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