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Protesters condemn white supremacy following president's controversial comments

Megan Abundis
Updated: September 30, 2020 10:23 PM
Created: September 30, 2020 04:29 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- A group of activists gathered in Albuquerque Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump's controversial comments during Tuesday night's presidential debate.

The group, which has previously protested social injustice, is upset that the president told the Proud Boys, a far right extremist group, to "stand back and stand by."

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"After seeing last night's debate, I felt ashamed," a protester said. 

The protesters, who gathered near Menaul and Carlisle, said they want to expose white supremacy. 

The group did not march. They remained on the sidewalk and expressed their message to the vehicles driving by.

Many drivers expressed support for the protesters.

"I didn't like the debate either, and Black lives do matter," a driver said. 

Others were indifferent.

"First Amendment right, say what they want," another person said. "I don't care either way." 


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