Mother of Charlottesville victim tells panel she "chose not to live and hate"

There are times Susan Bro has considered being “uncivil” since her daughter was killed at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in August.

One time at a fast-food drive-through, she noticed the car in front of her had a Confederate flag license plate. The driver made eye contact, and she knew he recognized her.

When she pulled up to the window, the cashier said her meal had been paid for.

“I chose not to live and hate and so did he,” she said.

Bro told the story at the Meyera B. Oberndorf Central Library on Tuesday, during a panel discussion titled the Psychology and Contagion of Hate, hosted by Second Act Communities and the Virginia Beach Development Corp. Read more....