Last month, 10 people were arrested and seven others injured at what was supposed to be a pro-Trump rally in the famously liberal community.
In February, a scheduled appearance by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopouloswas canceled amid a violent protest at UC Berkeley.
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Hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed Saturday at a “Patriots Day” rally in Berkeley, the third time the groups engaged in violent confrontations on city streets in recent months. Civic Center Park, where Trump supporters had scheduled a rally.
She called on members of her movement to “realize Trump is only a foot in the door.”“We must become like them: subversive,” she said of her opponents.
Marchers filled blocks of closed-off streets as they walked from Pershing Square to City Hall, waving signs and chanting “Donald Trump has got to go.”Among their placard messages: “Prove you have nothing to hide,” “Donald Ducks his Fair Share,” “No 1040, no peace” and “I pay for your golf trips.
As the violence unfolded, she stayed and attempted to talk to some of the people shouting insults at her.“So I genuinely wanted to talk.
I am trying to talk to you,” Lundy said to a woman screaming at her that “Obama hates blacks.”Another woman from the pro-Trump side came up to Lundy and, putting a hand to her ear, said, “Ask her why she hates white people.”Lundy looked confused.
One bank boarded up its ATMs before the rally as a precaution.
About 250 police officers were deployed to the scene by mid-afternoon after officials sought assistance from the neighboring Oakland Police Department.