March against racism drowns out 'Free Speech' rally in Boston

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Thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest hate speech a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration, and their shouts drowned out the “Free Speech” rally that sparked the counter-protest. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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