Opponents both militant and mellow confront Berkeley right-wing marchers




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Lynne Kalmar helps hold up a large “RESIST” banner on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled anti-Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Lynne Kalmar helps hold up a large “RESIST” banner on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled anti-Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Anarchists stand on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way after a march from Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Anarchists stand on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way after a march from Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


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Rose Fried protests the right-wing protesters at the Berkeley demonstration.

Rose Fried protests the right-wing protesters at the Berkeley demonstration.


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An anarchist holds a smoke bomb after the police retreat during a protest at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

An anarchist holds a smoke bomb after the police retreat during a protest at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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Police officers rescue a man attacked by protesters against conservative activists on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.

Police officers rescue a man attacked by protesters against conservative activists on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

A black bloc protester pushes a conservative demonstrator in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering. less
A black bloc protester pushes a conservative demonstrator in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” … more


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Trump supporter Arthur Schaper gets his Trump flag-cape torn off his shoulders by a protester after he was chased from Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park after showing up to the park along with a few other conservatives for a right-wing, “No Marxism in America” rally that was cancelled August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
Trump supporter Arthur Schaper gets his Trump flag-cape torn off his shoulders by a protester after he was chased from Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park after showing up to the park along with a few … more


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A police officer tugs on a sign made by anarchist protesters outside Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A police officer tugs on a sign made by anarchist protesters outside Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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Trump supporter Arthur Schaper argues with people at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Trump supporter Arthur Schaper argues with people at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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A man holds up a flag during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

A man holds up a flag during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.


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A woman stands in front of an anti-fascist group with shields on Martin Luther King Jr. Way during a clash between protesters and the police in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A woman stands in front of an anti-fascist group with shields on Martin Luther King Jr. Way during a clash between protesters and the police in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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Navy veteran Lee Curry holds a sign against violence after counterprotesters chased conservative demonstrators from Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering. less
Navy veteran Lee Curry holds a sign against violence after counterprotesters chased conservative demonstrators from Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The … more


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A Donald Trump supporter taunts counter protesters on the other side of a barrier while standing among Berkeley Police officers at Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

A Donald Trump supporter taunts counter protesters on the other side of a barrier while standing among Berkeley Police officers at Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


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Police officers are covered in a purple smokebomb haze on Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Police officers are covered in a purple smokebomb haze on Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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People gather for a counter-protest against an alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The rally ended up being extremely small in alt-right supporters. less
People gather for a counter-protest against an alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The rally ended up being extremely small in … more


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Counterprotesters follow conservative demonstrators at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering.

Counterprotesters follow conservative demonstrators at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering.


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

Police officers run to help a man injured by protesters against conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering. less
Police officers run to help a man injured by protesters against conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned … more


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

A woman is arrested on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a clash between protesters in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A woman is arrested on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a clash between protesters in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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Police detain a counterprotesters against conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives has planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering. less
Police detain a counterprotesters against conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives has planned a “No Marxism in … more


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

A woman is arrested on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a clash between protesters in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A woman is arrested on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a clash between protesters in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

A police officer holds up a tear gas gun at a group of anti-fascist protesters at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a clash between protesters in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017. less
A police officer holds up a tear gas gun at a group of anti-fascist protesters at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Allston Way during a clash between protesters in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, … more


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Anarchists stand on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way after a march from Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Anarchists stand on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way after a march from Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


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Arthur Schaper, a Trump supporter prays after being cornered at a gas station after he was chased from MLK park, he was then glitter bombed, pepper-sprayed and his Trump gear was taken in response to a very small far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
Arthur Schaper, a Trump supporter prays after being cornered at a gas station after he was chased from MLK park, he was then glitter bombed, pepper-sprayed and his Trump gear was taken in response to a very … more


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Counterprotesters scream at conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives has planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering. less
Counterprotesters scream at conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives has planned a “No Marxism in America” … more


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

People cheer and chant while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

People cheer and chant while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


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People shout and hold up signs while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

People shout and hold up signs while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


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A crowd of people cheer and chant while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

A crowd of people cheer and chant while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


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People hold up signs during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

People hold up signs during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


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People hold up signs and shout while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

People hold up signs and shout while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


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Rose Fried cries while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

Rose Fried cries while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


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Donald Trump supporters, Jovi Val, left, and Irma Hinojosa, center, argue opposing views with Alex Jones during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Donald Trump supporters, Jovi Val, left, and Irma Hinojosa, center, argue opposing views with Alex Jones during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


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Zahra Billoo of the Council on American -Islamic relations speaks at a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017. less
Zahra Billoo of the Council on American -Islamic relations speaks at a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., … more


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Anmol Dhillon,16, Alisha Shaik,16 and Catherine Sutton, 17 who are part of a coalition Youth Activists for progressive change attend a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017. less
Anmol Dhillon,16, Alisha Shaik,16 and Catherine Sutton, 17 who are part of a coalition Youth Activists for progressive change attend a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic … more


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Danielle Nanni holds up a sign while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

Danielle Nanni holds up a sign while listening to speakers during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)


Photo: Josh Edelson, Associated Press

Protesters gather and activists speak out against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Protesters gather and activists speak out against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


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Brian Sparks, left, confronts Arthur Schaper during a small far-right rally in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif.

Brian Sparks, left, confronts Arthur Schaper during a small far-right rally in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif.


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

Donald Trump supporter Johnny Benitez, left, argues his position with Steve Solomon during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of clashes and prompted a large police presence. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) less
Donald Trump supporter Johnny Benitez, left, argues his position with Steve Solomon during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in … more


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Protesters gather and activists speak out against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Protesters gather and activists speak out against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

A person walks past barricades and police officers surrounding MLK Jr Civic Center park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
A person walks past barricades and police officers surrounding MLK Jr Civic Center park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley … more


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

Protesters chant and march in circles outside of the post office across the street from the park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
Protesters chant and march in circles outside of the post office across the street from the park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in … more


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

Donald Trump supporter Marco Gutierrez, center, is draped with a rainbow flag by Finley Mink, left, and her brother Cole during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of clashes and prompted a large police presence. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) less
Donald Trump supporter Marco Gutierrez, center, is draped with a rainbow flag by Finley Mink, left, and her brother Cole during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered … more


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Geoff Johnson (center) and Brenda Salguero (right) yell out in protest of an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street near UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017. less
Geoff Johnson (center) and Brenda Salguero (right) yell out in protest of an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street near UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, … more


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Rose Fried yells out in protest of an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Rose Fried yells out in protest of an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

“Groucho Marxism” supporters parade down Oxford Street during a counter protest against a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

“Groucho Marxism” supporters parade down Oxford Street during a counter protest against a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Lynne Kalmar helps hold up a large “RESIST” banner on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Lynne Kalmar helps hold up a large “RESIST” banner on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Kurchinia Patton-Walton and Che Walton of Vallejo (center) chant near a large “RESIST” banner on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017. less
Kurchinia Patton-Walton and Che Walton of Vallejo (center) chant near a large “RESIST” banner on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, … more


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

A large “RESIST” banner is paraded on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

A large “RESIST” banner is paraded on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

At the start of their rally, counter protesters close down Oxford Street in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

At the start of their rally, counter protesters close down Oxford Street in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Dana Harrison of Berkeley dressed as an angel for a counter protester to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally on Oxford Street in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Dana Harrison of Berkeley dressed as an angel for a counter protester to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally on Oxford Street in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Musicians Action Group perform in center of Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Musicians Action Group perform in center of Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

As police stand on University of California-Berkeley campus, Shannon Solano of Berkeley takes part in a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally on Oxford Street in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017. less
As police stand on University of California-Berkeley campus, Shannon Solano of Berkeley takes part in a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally on Oxford Street in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, … more


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Cindy Sweet of El Sobrante watches a counter protester to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally on Oxford Street Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Cindy Sweet of El Sobrante watches a counter protester to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally on Oxford Street Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Che Walton of Vallejo chants on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Che Walton of Vallejo chants on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Police officers stand guard ahead of a planned counter protest on the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Addison Street In Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Police officers stand guard ahead of a planned counter protest on the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Addison Street In Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Police officers stand in the crescent at UC Berkeley where a counter protest is supposed to take place in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Police officers stand in the crescent at UC Berkeley where a counter protest is supposed to take place in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Julie Sparenberg (center) and other counter protesters hold up posters as they gather on the corner of oxford and Addison Streets in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Julie Sparenberg (center) and other counter protesters hold up posters as they gather on the corner of oxford and Addison Streets in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Police officers guard the perimeter of city hall during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of clashes and prompted a large police presence. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) less
Police officers guard the perimeter of city hall during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a planned right-wing … more


Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

Donald Trump supporter Jovi Val argues with people opposing his views during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Donald Trump supporter Jovi Val argues with people opposing his views during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

A police officer keeps watch in the park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif.

A police officer keeps watch in the park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif.


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

Donald Trump supporter Arthur Schaper, left, argues his position with Mustafa Payrvand, center, and Christina Tunnah during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of clashes and prompted a large police presence. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) less
Donald Trump supporter Arthur Schaper, left, argues his position with Mustafa Payrvand, center, and Christina Tunnah during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for … more


Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

A sign hangs at city hall during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

A sign hangs at city hall during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

Donald Trump supporter Arthur Schaper, center, argues opposing views during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of clashes and prompted a large police presence. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) less
Donald Trump supporter Arthur Schaper, center, argues opposing views during a free speech rally Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Protesters gathered for a �Rally Against Hate� in response to a … more


Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

Geoff Johnson (center) cheers during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Geoff Johnson (center) cheers during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Protesters against conservative demonstrators watch activity at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.

Protesters against conservative demonstrators watch activity at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

Black bloc protesters gather in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. They and fellow counterprotesters chased off conservatives gathered for a “No Marxism in America” rally. less
Black bloc protesters gather in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. They and fellow counterprotesters chased off conservatives gathered for a “No Marxism in … more


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

A woman is doused with milk after getting tear gassed on Martin Luther King Jr. Way during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A woman is doused with milk after getting tear gassed on Martin Luther King Jr. Way during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

A Trump supporter (left) and an anti-Trump supporter argue at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A Trump supporter (left) and an anti-Trump supporter argue at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Donald Trump supporter Jovi Val (right) gets in a heated discussion with an anonymous anti-Trump protester at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Donald Trump supporter Jovi Val (right) gets in a heated discussion with an anonymous anti-Trump protester at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Counterprotesters shout at conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in downtown Berkeley, where rallies attracted thousands.

Counterprotesters shout at conservative demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in downtown Berkeley, where rallies attracted thousands.


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

Black bloc protesters gather in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. They and fellow counterprotesters chased off conservatives gathered for a “No Marxism in America” rally. less
Black bloc protesters gather in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. They and fellow counterprotesters chased off conservatives gathered for a “No Marxism in … more


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

Protesters against conservative demonstrators watch activity at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.

Protesters against conservative demonstrators watch activity at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

Navy veteran Lee Curry holds a sign against violence after counterprotesters chased conservative demonstrators from Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The conservatives had planned a “No Marxism in America” gathering. less
Navy veteran Lee Curry holds a sign against violence after counterprotesters chased conservative demonstrators from Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The … more


Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle

A woman stands in front of an anti-fascist group with shields on Martin Luther King Jr. Way during a clash between protesters and the police in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A woman stands in front of an anti-fascist group with shields on Martin Luther King Jr. Way during a clash between protesters and the police in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

A man holds up a flag during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

A man holds up a flag during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Geoff Johnson (center) cheers during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Geoff Johnson (center) cheers during a counter-protest against the alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Mama Ayanna pours out liquid while remembering those who died by police shootings during a gathering at Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Mama Ayanna pours out liquid while remembering those who died by police shootings during a gathering at Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Che Walton of Vallejo chants on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled anti-Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Che Walton of Vallejo chants on Oxford Street during a counter protest to a planned then cancelled anti-Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

“Groucho Marxism” supporters parade down Oxford Street during a counter protest against a planned then cancelled Manti-Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

“Groucho Marxism” supporters parade down Oxford Street during a counter protest against a planned then cancelled Manti-Marxism rally in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, August 27, 2017.


Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

Zahra Billoo of the Council on American -Islamic relations speaks at a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017. less
Zahra Billoo of the Council on American -Islamic relations speaks at a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., … more


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Anmol Dhillon,16, Alisha Shaik,16 and Catherine Sutton, 17 who are part of a coalition Youth Activists for progressive change attend a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic Center on Oxford Street outside UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017. less
Anmol Dhillon,16, Alisha Shaik,16 and Catherine Sutton, 17 who are part of a coalition Youth Activists for progressive change attend a protest against an alt- right protest that is scheduled to happen at Civic … more


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

An anti-fascist anarchist stands with others behind a shield-like sign after arriving with a large group of protesters to MLK park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park that ended up only containing a small number of conservatives August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
An anti-fascist anarchist stands with others behind a shield-like sign after arriving with a large group of protesters to MLK park in response to an expected far-right rally held in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic … more


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

A dog is pinned down by Berkeley PD as its owner (a protester) is detained next to it outside of Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park, the two were with other protesters who were there in response to an expected far-right rally that was supposed to be held in the park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
A dog is pinned down by Berkeley PD as its owner (a protester) is detained next to it outside of Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park, the two were with other protesters who were there in response to an … more


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

A Trump supporter (left) and an anti-Trump supporter argue at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A Trump supporter (left) and an anti-Trump supporter argue at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Dozens of masked anarchists stand together after the police left Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park after they arrived with a large group of anti-racist protesters in response to an expected far-right rally that was supposed to be held in the park August 27, 2017 in Berkeley Calif. less
Dozens of masked anarchists stand together after the police left Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park after they arrived with a large group of anti-racist protesters in response to an expected far-right … more


Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle

Trump supporter Arthur Schaper argues with people at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Trump supporter Arthur Schaper argues with people at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

People gather for a counter-protest against an alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The rally ended up being extremely small in alt-right supporters. less
People gather for a counter-protest against an alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held a few blocks away in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The rally ended up being extremely small in … more


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

A police officer tugs on a sign made by anarchist protesters outside Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

A police officer tugs on a sign made by anarchist protesters outside Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

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