White nationalists, counter-protesters rally in Tennessee

- Scores of white nationalists faced off against counter-protesters in Shelbyville, Tennessee on Saturday.

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The white nationalists carried Confederate flags and signs that said "White lives matter."

The group chanted, calling for closed borders and deportations.

Organizers say they're protesting refugee resettlement and immigration in middle Tennessee.

In particular, they made mention of the presence of Somali and Sudanese people in the region.

Counter-protestors held signs that said "Moms against fascism" and "Love your neighbor."

Dozens of police officers were on hand.

The demonstrators planned to caravan from Shelbyville to Murfreesboro, 25 miles to the North, for another rally.

Business Owners in Murfreesboro boarded up their windows as a precaution.

There's been concern that there could be a repeat of the rallies in Charlottesvillle, Virginia in August that turned violent.

A young woman was killed by a speeding car near the scene of that rally and counter-rally.

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