Milwaukee, August 16: Meeting in response to Charlottesville fascist murder

Hosted by Milwaukee IWW

310 W Locust Street, Milwaukee Public Library, 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.

A brave antifascist has been murdered standing up to violent hate in Charlottesville Virginia. 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 to oppose these White Supremacists, Neo-Nazis, and other right-wing hate groups and their message of hate and violence. We are horrified to see that a Fascist drove their car full speed into the mass demonstration of Antifascists, killing at least one and seriously injuring a dozen others.

The General Defense Committee of the IWW is holding a meeting to discuss next steps for defending our communities and responding to the rising tide of hate. Join us at the Martin Luther King Library for a breif know your rights training followed by some planning.


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