Why Didn’t I Know Anything About Antifa Before August 2017? ( Charlottesville VA Events)

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Gronda Morin

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This “Antifa” name has recently been popping up relatively frequently in the news especially after the Charlottesville, VA right wing rally which turned violent over the weekend of August 12, 2017.  What bothers me, is that until recently, I was totally unawares of the existence of this group.

When I attended the Washington DC’s Women’s March on January 21, 2017, I met the acquaintance of someone who frequently attends protests. We were chatting about how peaceful the March was, when she mentioned that there had been violence the day before. She noted, that she and others who frequently join in these protests did not know who these peoples were who acted violently which was puzzling, because her circle of frequent protesters had become familiar with most of the others, over time.


As a 25 year + republican I became an independent in 2016 but in 2017, I went…

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