White nationalists confirm plans for Duluth rally

A member of the Supreme White Alliance says people from around the country will come to Duluth for the rally. It's in response to the city's anti-racism campaign that focuses on white privilege.
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A member of the Supreme White Alliance says people from around the country will come to Duluth for the rally. It's in response to the city's anti-racism campaign that focuses on white privilege.

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