In this June 22, 1996, file photo, Keshia Thomas, then 18, of Ann Arbor, Mich. uses her body to shield a man from a crowd of anti-Klan demonstrators who were beating him with sticks after he was spotted wearing a Confederate flag on his jacket during a Ku Klux Klan rally in Ann Arbor. "Just because you beat somebody doesn't mean you're going to change his mind," Thomas said.
In this June 22, 1996, file photo, Keshia Thomas, then 18, of Ann Arbor, Mich. uses her body to shield a man from a crowd of anti-Klan demonstrators who were beating him with sticks after he was spotted wearing a Confederate flag on his jacket during a Ku Klux Klan rally in Ann Arbor. "Just because you beat somebody doesn't mean you're going to change his mind," Thomas said. Andrew Cutraro AP archives
In this June 22, 1996, file photo, Keshia Thomas, then 18, of Ann Arbor, Mich. uses her body to shield a man from a crowd of anti-Klan demonstrators who were beating him with sticks after he was spotted wearing a Confederate flag on his jacket during a Ku Klux Klan rally in Ann Arbor. "Just because you beat somebody doesn't mean you're going to change his mind," Thomas said. Andrew Cutraro AP archives

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