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Video by Nigel Shelly / Contributing Writer Photos and story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer  Murfreesboro Loves, a local unity organization, hosted the “DACA Dreamers Rally” on the Murfreesboro Public Square on Saturday. The rally was held in support of the men and women that are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, …

Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines Story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer The organization “Murfreesboro Loves” created a campaign to encourage citizens of Murfreesboro to shop from businesses on the City Square on Friday and Saturday to help make up for the profits lost due to the “White Lives Matter” rally scheduled on the …

Photos and story by Emma Benjamin / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Loves, a group that was founded just over two weeks ago, organized marches and counter-protests across Murfreesboro in reaction to the white nationalist rallies being held in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday. The group gathered at Barfield Crescent Park, and then marches were held in different …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Loves “Murfreesboro Loves” is a progressive coalition of organizations promoting community engagement activities in response to the announcement of the “White Lives Matter” rally in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday. Members from extremist groups, including the Traditionalist Worker Party, National Socialist Movement, League of the South and Vanguard America, are expected …

Photos and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Residents from all over Murfreesboro on Friday afternoon came to see how the City Square prepared for the “White Lives Matter” rally, which is set to happen Saturday afternoon. Businesses on the square took to boarding up their windows to protect their storefronts in case of …

Updated at 4:51 p.m. on Oct. 27 : Sidelines incorrectly reported that Murfreesboro Loves plans to attend the rally on the Murfreesboro Square on Saturday. Sidelines regrets the error.  Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  On Saturday, Oct. 28, the League of the South, a Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group, will be gathering …