This is America. 🇺🇸 Thousands gathered Wednesday night for a vigil at the University of Virginia days after violent clashes in Charlottesville led to the death of a woman during a white supremacist rally. The crowd sang, "we are not afraid," a verse from "We Shall Overcome." "...Earlier in the day, at Heyer's memorial service in Charlottesville, her mother, Susan Bro said: "They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well, guess what? You just magnified her." 🗽 #charlottesville #weshallovercome #peaceonearth #confederate #confederacy #mlkjr #donaldtrump #obama #beofbenefit #reddit #elephantjournal #imgur 🐘 Get just our very best, every morning: elephantjournal.com/best (free) ❤️💔 More: The University of Virginia, last night. #uva "They tried to change who we are and after we have been grieving for those few days. I think that we are back on our feet we are going to be stronger than ever, Charlottesville.” ~ Mayor Mike Signer. #heatherheyer #cnn UVA Dean of Students Allen Groves tweeted: "I have struggled to let go of my anger over what was done to us last weekend, but seeing 5000 of my fellow citizens tonight sure helped."