Activism

Video pays tribute to Heather Heyer by highlighting other iconic women protesters

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Al Jazeera has found poignant way to pay tribute to Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old paralegal who was killed Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., during clashes at a white nationalist rally. The network has produced a short video highlighting other brave women who, over the last five years, have stood up for justice and faced down intimidation by hate-mongers at various protests around the world. Seen in the video are Ieshia Evans, a fearless girl scout named Lucie from the Czech Republic, and several others, some of whom are quite young. The video is definitely worth a look — watch it below. And kudos to Al Jazeera for putting it together.

 

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