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Rally held in Tampa Bay after Charlottesville violence

Rally held in Tampa Bay after Charlottesville violence

  • The crowd had planned to gather around the base of the Confederate memorial that County Commissioners recently voted to have removed from county property, but the crowd was so large that the event was moved across the street to the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square.
  • After the speeches, the crowd took to the streets and marched toward Curtis Hixon Park.

The rally began at the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square. After the speeches, the crowd then marched to Curtis Hixon Park.

@BN9: Rally held in Tampa Bay after Charlottesville violence

Several hundred people representing dozens of organizations converged on downtown Tampa on Sunday to remember those injured and killed in Saturday’s clash between white supremacist and anti-hate groups in Virginia.

It was a collage of sentiments — some of them conflicting. Members of the Black Lives Matter movement echoed slogans bashing law enforcement while other speakers expressed unity.

The crowd had planned to gather around the base of the Confederate memorial that County Commissioners recently voted to have removed from county property, but the crowd was so large that the event was moved across the street to the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square.

Rally held in Tampa Bay after Charlottesville violence

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