Organizers said they expected about 70 people. Instead, roughly 500 people showed up.
It was the “Standing in Solidarity” event hosted by the Anderson County Democratic Party at Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday, January 21.
The purpose was to show support with the worldwide protests of President Donald Trump, said Scott Julius of the Anderson County Democratic Party. He said there were tables from 20 different progressive organizations at the January 21 event.
Several readers have sent photos from the event. Here are some of them. [Read more…]