YOUNG BLACK MAN CLUBBED BY GROUP OF WHITE SUPREMACISTS IDENTIFIED

The young black man surrounded by White Supremacists and clubbed with sticks has been identified as 20-year-old Deandre Harris, an aspiring hip-hop artist who moved to Charlottesville, Virginia from Fairfax, Virginia around two years ago.

Mr. Harris told the following to the Root:

“Me and about five of my friends were out protesting. We thought [the racists] left, but at one point they came back. Everyone was exchanging words with the group, but then the KKK and white supremacists just rushed us,” Harris told The Root in an interview.
“They were beating me with poles. I have eight staples in my head, a broken wrist and a chipped tooth,”
Harris said if it wasn’t for his friends who noticed him under the pile of white supremacists and helping him, he probably wouldn’t be alive to tell his story. Harris is in the process of pressing charges and the photographer who took the photo is helping his mother identify the racists who took part in the attack.

Here is Mr. Harris’s GoFundMe account for his medical expenses.

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