A day after the MTV Video Music Awards honored Heather Heyer, a legal assistant killed earlier this month while protesting against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a high-powered law firm announced that it would be among the first to support her former employer in its effort establishing a nonprofit organization in her memory.
The Heather Heyer Foundation, whose internet web domain name was registered last week by Alfred Wilson, head of legal support and a former colleague of Heyer’s at Charlottesville’s Miller Law Group, will provide scholarships to individuals committed to seeking positive social change in and around the legal profession.
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