1985 - 2017
By: Kayros Lippwe | Date Added: 2017-10-12T15:11:53Z
Heather Heyer Civil Rights martyr and a fierce advocate for justice. Heyer stood up for her beliefs and was a passionate advocate against discrimination and inequality. On a Saturday in August, Heyer joined a counter-protesters with her friends protesting against a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, VA. In a split second, a car plowed into the crowds driven by a domestic terrorism from Ohio and killed Heyer and injured 19 others. She is called a "Strong Woman" and a fearless woman. Heyer stood up against hatred with many others battling for African Americans and other groups. She never went to college, but landed a job at a law firm as a paralegal. Heyer wasn't just about sitting behind her desk, she was also actively engaged in any community good cause.
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