Jennifer Ponce, who works to end intimate partner violence, often encounters people who think victims can only look a certain way.
Heyer, 32, was mowed down by a white supremacist while protesting hate in Charlottesville.
Trump refuses to denounce white nationalism and issues a statement of platitudes regarding the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
The car smashed into the crowd mercilessly, sending bodies flying, as protesters looked on in horror.
As torch-wielding white supremacists arrived and shouted hateful slogans, they surrounded a group who refused to leave. Then the beating began.
Three people have died since hundreds of racists and homophobes descended on Charlottesville, Va. on Friday night.
Hate crimes against Muslim people have risen since Donald Trump won the Electoral College.