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LeClaire Residents Protest Racist Hate Group

Marianna Bacallao, WVIK News
Tanisha Ruby rallies the crowd outside LeClaire City Hall

An out-of-state white nationalist group mailed flyers promoting racial segregation to LeClaire, Iowa. In response, locals organized a peaceful protest outside city hall.  

Credit Marianna Bacallao, WVIK News
Eric Puryear addresses the crowd alongside his daugther, Lily.

Marianna Bacallao is WVIK Quad Cities NPR's 2020-2021 Fellowship Host/Reporter. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism and served as Editor-in-Chief for the student newspaper, The Cluster.
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