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Berkeley mayor condemns scattered violence from Sunday's protests

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No-To-Marxism rally members and counter protesters clash on August 27, 2017 at Martin Luther King Park Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, California. AMY OSBORNE/AFP/Getty Images

On Sunday, thousands of people were at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Park to hold demonstrations against bigotry. While the event was largely peaceful, some far-left groups did instigate violence against conservatives who were present. 

The Berkeley Police Department reported 13 people were arrested at Sunday's demonstrations after black-clad anarchists attacked people. 

Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin spoke with Take Two's Libby Denkmann on Monday. He praised those who peacefully protested against hate but condemned anyone who perpetrated harm against others.

To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.

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