A Virginia man demanded justice over the weekend after he said that people threw water bottles and hurled racial slurs at his Confederate flag parade.
Chris Oliver and his wife, Angela, told WWBT that they and about 100 other people took part in a flag run on Saturday that ran through Petersburg, which had a black population of over 77 percent in 2013.
While the parade of Confederate flags were passing through town, video captured what appeared to be a bottle of water being thrown at Oliver’s truck.
“My initial reaction was, ‘What the hell?'” Oliver recalled, adding that he could not understand why he had not been welcomed into the community.
“There was people protesting, throwing bottles, hit my truck, hit numerous other vehicles, people yelling, yelling racial slurs,” he insisted.
Angela Oliver said that she was angry because the Confederate flag parade had come to Petersburg as a “peaceful ride.”
“People throwing bottles at our vehicles, our property that we worked for,” she lamented.
Oliver said that he was not happy by the response by Petersburg police, who claimed that they did not have sufficient evidence to catch the perpetrators.
The Olivers insisted that they had a right to participate in Confederate flag events, and that law enforcement had a duty to see that justice was done.
“The racial slurs are really what hurt me,” Oliver remarked. “You know, it’s uncalled for. There’s no need for that in today’s society.”
A spokesperson for the Petersburg Police Department told WWBT that a report filed by the Olivers was being investigated.
Watch the video below from WWBT, broadcast July 12, 2015.
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Shocking video was posted to Twitter on Friday by a storm chaser in Canada.
"A tornado has touched down in southwestern Manitoba near Virden," the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports. "The funnel cloud was documented and posted to social media by several people in the area, including storm chaser Aaron Jayjack, who shot video of himself standing in front of the twister as it touched down."
Authorities warned golf ball-sized hail was likely.
"This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation," the government warned. "Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately."
‘Honestly, I think Trump wants to lose’: Bedminster press conference panned as campaign ‘self-sabotage’
President Donald Trump made lots of promises at a Friday evening press conference, but did not take any action.
The president made the comments from Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, where he arrived on Thursday for an extended weekend.
He held the press conference while allowing members of his private club to serve as an audience for his speech, which was announced by the White House but frequently veered into partisan electoral politics. Members were seen without masks and not social distancing, potentially in violation of New Jersey regulations.
Trump's comments came after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin "did not make any progress" in negotiations with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
WATCH: Bedminster members cheer when Trump praises them for refusing to social distance
Donald Trump received loud applause from the members at his private club who had gathered as an audience for his presidential address.
Trump was asked why the audience at Bedminster Golf Club was not social distancing, with many seen without maks.
The leader of the free world replied that the event -- officially announced by the White House -- was a political rally and a peaceful protest.
The audience cheered his comments, as he complained about fake news.