White Supremacists Protest Anarchist Event in Houston
A group of white supremacists - many of them masked - protested an event held by Houston anarchists on Sunday at the MECA community center. The confrontation took place at the Houston Anarchist Book Fair, a gathering of local anarchists billed as a chance to network and discuss anti-authoritarian projects...
White Supremacists Target Houston Anarchist Bookfair
I'm hoping to share my own write up of what happened at the Houston Anarchist Bookfair, but in the meantime here's a solid report from the Houston Press:
O'Connell said some of the men tried to enter the building, but attendees of the book fair held the door shut. O'Connell added that the white supremacists cajoled him to go outside and fight them, but he declined.
“Our first priority was to defend the community center,” O'Connell said, adding that the anarchists broke “all the mops and brooms in the building” to use as weapons in the event of a clash. O'Connell said there was a Houston Police Department cruiser nearby, but officers did not intervene.
Thanks Zach from Houston Press for giving me a chance to tell my story.