Duluthians plan their own rally as alternative to Supreme White Alliance

The Supreme White Alliance is coming to Duluth Saturday to protest an anti-racism campaign that focuses on white privilege. Organizers of that campaign have urged people to stay away from the white power rally and now an alternative event supporting racial justice is in the works.
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The Supreme White Alliance is coming to Duluth Saturday to protest an anti-racism campaign that focuses on white privilege. Organizers of that campaign have urged people to stay away from the white power rally and now an alternative event supporting racial justice is in the works.

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