Black Lives Matter, Confederate protesters show up to protest statue in Alamance County
Two groups protested in Alamance County on Saturday: Black Lives Matter and Confederate flag protesters. The group protesting to protect the confederate monument located in Graham has been once labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Two people were arrested during the protests. Several Elon University students were at the protests.
AND WILL NEVER GIVE UP. >> THE DEMONSTRATIONS STAYED PEACEFUL. MEANTIME, OFFICERS HAVE ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE AT A PROTEST NEAR THE CONFEDERATE STATUE IN ALMANS COUNTY. CITY OF GRAHAM THERE. WAS A MARCH FOR JUSTICE YESTERDAY WITH HUNDREDS OF PARTICIPANTS. THEY WALKED OVER A MILE FROM BURLINGTON TO DOWNTOWN GRAHAM. COUNTER PROTESTERS GATHERED IN THE AREA AS WELL. LAW ENFORCEMENT GUARDED THE CONFEDERATE STATUE. THE MAYOR ISSUED STATE OF