Armed activists escort black lawmaker to Michigan’s Capitol after coronavirus protest attended by white supremacists

(MICHIGAN – May 8, 2020) – A Michigan lawmaker returned to the state Capitol on Wednesday with an armed security detail following a coronavirus lockdown protest at the building last week attended by white supremacists and militia groups.

Rep. Sarah Anthony, a Democrat whose district is in the capital city, Lansing, told Yahoo News in an interview that her security detail, made up of local black and Latino activists, came together because the armed protesters bearing white supremacist symbols represented a “different level of terror.” READ IN FULL