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A ‘White Lives Matter’ rally was canceled after word got out of it's inception in Tennessee.
The white supremacist rally in Shelbyville was met by police and counterprotesters, and a second rally was then canceled after attendees realized they were not welcome.
An umbrella group of white supremacist organizations called the "Nationalist Front" held its first rally Saturday morning in Shelbyville, a town of 21,000 about an hour south of Nashville.
Police stood between 200 counterprotesters and white supremacist factions as they exchanged chants. Some white supremacists were throwing up Nazi salutes, while others, carrying shields and wearing helmets, chanted “White lives matter” and “Blood and soil.”
Counterprotesters held strong and shamed them from the other side of the street, offering free genetic testing to the so-called “master race.”
Well now there is an idea to solve all the problems. Guess how many White Nationalists stepped up?
Thankfully another Charlottesville was avoided. But people had some things to say.
What a brilliant 💡 idea‼️I don't think any would have the courage to look at their ancestry— Robin Gilbert (@RobinGi58748783) October 29, 2017
And I would gurantee some white lives would become genetically shaded.— James R Chapman Jr (@chapmania1) October 29, 2017
No more hating. we are all of the same race, which is the human race.😢— Elizabeth Salmon (@Elizabe37084545) October 29, 2017
Wise words, if only it were that simple.
Counterprotesters were reported celebrating after the white supremacists abandoned the main rally.
All the Nationalist Front groups present were seen at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in August, which broke out in violence and ended with white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. allegedly driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.
It's clear people have had enough division.
I ❤ counterprotesters!— Shug's minion (@lover_squirrel) October 28, 2017
The dangers of inbreeding while being white— ∧ ค я ∂ ι η ≀≃ 🌐 (@aa_tweeter) October 28, 2017
awwh the blind and ignorant are at it again. Do they not know there is NO PURE ONE RACE..😂— Delores castillo (@Delores46258777) October 29, 2017