Protesters gather in San Francisco, Oakland after deadly crash at Charlottesville rally

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Protesters gathered in Oakland and San Francisco to unite against white supremacy and violence after a deadly crash at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday. (KGO-TV)

Protesters gathered in Oakland and San Francisco to unite against white supremacy and violence after a deadly crash at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday.

Protestors held their own demonstrations to remember the victims killed and injured in Virginia, and to protest the White House response to it.

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Hundreds gathered in downtown Oakland carrying signs proclaiming "Solidarity Forever," and "White Supremacy Is Terror." A group of protesters also gathered in San Francisco, where Candles lit up Union Square for a silent protest.

Demonstrators covered their mouths with tape.

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Protesters gathered in Oakland and blocked I-580 to unite against white supremacy and violence after a deadly crash at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday.



An act to symbolize this moment when President Donald Trump ignored a reporter who asked if he wants support from white nationalists, like the group at the center of violent clashes in Charlottesville.

"We have got to call out the hatred and the bigotry and say no, this is not who we are," activist Cat Brooks said.

At least one person was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville during a white nationalist rally. The car was allegedly driven by a 20-year-old man from Ohio who has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr.

James Alex Fields Jr. is seen in this mugshot after allegedly driving into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, August 12, 2017.



Fields is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death.

He is accused of driving a car into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing a 32-year-old woman, sending at least 26 others to hospitals and ratcheting up tension in an increasingly violent confrontation.
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Officials say three deaths are now linked to a rally in downtown Charlottesville Saturday where a car plowed into a crowd.


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