Four days after Heather Heyer was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, her mother Susan Bro asked those listening to turn tragedy into action.
"The truth is, we are going to have our differences, we are going to be angry with each other, but let's channel that anger — not into hate, not into violence, not into fear — but let's channel that difference, that anger, into righteous action," Bro said.
Heyer's parents, friends and co-workers spoke at the memorial. Many said they remembered Heyer as compassionate and dedicated to social justice.
Activists, supporters and survivors of the violent rally Heyer attended were also at the service.
Heyer's activism was apparent on social media. For example, she posted a photo on Facebook in mid-November that said, "If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention." As of Wednesday, the post had over 26,000 shares.