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Counter protesters amassed outside of the barriers at the Parkman Bandstand. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Counter protesters amassed outside of the barriers at the Parkman Bandstand. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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We're taking stock of Saturday's rally with a roundtable of guests.

Some say that what the organizers called a "free speech" rally was anything but, because participants, counter-protesters and the media were barricaded from the Parkman Bandstand.

Others say the tens of thousands of counter-protesters show that Boston joined forces to stand against bigotry.

Guests

Bruce Gellerman WBUR senior reporter. He tweets @audiobruce.

Jack Lepiarz, WBUR’s midday news anchor. He tweets @Lepiarz.

Zeninjor Enwemeka, reporter for WBUR's Bostonomix. She tweets @zeninjor.

John Medlar, co-organizer of the Boston New Free Speech Movement, which tweets @nfsmofficial.

Monica Cannon, organizer of the group Resist Supremacy.

Matthew Segal, legal director for the ACLU Foundation of Massachusettswhich tweets at @ACLU_Mass.

This segment aired on August 22, 2017.

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