Protesters march over pedestrian bridge with signs of their own

EUGENE, Ore. - The Community Alliance of Lane County marched over the Interstate 5 bicycle-pedestrian bridge carrying signs condemning racism Tuesday in response to a sign displayed on the bridge last week that read: "Anti-racist is a code word for anti-white."

Reports of that sign sparked condemnation from CALC and other groups, which called the message hate speech.

Tuesday's noon hour march was part of CALC's "Stop Hate Campaign," which provides support to those who feel they've been discriminated against.

The Oregon Department of Transportation said signs of any kind, regardless of their message, are not allowed on the bridge.