Carl Snowden: Symbols of hate draw a response from many

In our society, there are so many events it is sometimes difficult to keep up with them. In particular, we read about alleged hate crimes so often that they seem to have become "normal.” Yet we must make sure that this is not the case. Earlier this year, we saw neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klansmen marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, and witnessed the death of an innocent woman, Heather Heyer. Who would have believed that white supremacists have become so emboldened that they no longer wear hoods in public but proudly display their hate for the whole world to see? Anyone who witnessed that march of hate and who knows anything about history knows that we must take all hate crimes seriously. (Capital)

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