Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer's mother appears at the 2017 VMAs: 'Help me make Heather's death count'

Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville protest victim Heather Heyer, took the stage at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards.

Bro presented the award for Best Fight Against the System and revealed that MTV had decided to award Moonpeople to all six nominees in the category. During her time at the microphone, Heyer's mother also took the time to pay tribute to her daughter, who was killed on Aug. 12 at the age of 32 after a man drove through a crowd of anti-racism protesters.

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"Only 15 days ago, my daughter Heather was killed protesting racism." Bro said. "I miss her, but I know she's here tonight. I have been deeply moved to see people across the world -- the whole world -- find inspiration in her courage."

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INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Susan Bro speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Susan Bro (L) and Robert Wright Lee IV speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Susan Bro speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Susan Bro attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images)
Singer Billy Ray Cyrus (L) and Susan Bro arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, In Inglewood, California, on August 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOMMASO BODDI (Photo credit should read TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Susan Bro speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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"Today, I am announcing the launch of the Heather Heyer Foundation, non-profit organization that will provide scholarships that will help more people join Heather's fight against hatred."

"Please visit our website to help me make Heather's death count," she finished. "I want people to know Heather never marched alone; she was joined by people by of every race and every background in this country."

After her presentation, Bro walked off the stage with Rev. Robert Wright Lee IV, a descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, in a symbolic move that spoke to unity in the wake of the violence on Charlottesville.

The moment was just one in Susan Bro's mission to make her daughter's death count.

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INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Pink (L) accepts the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award from Ellen DeGeneres onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Katy Perry flies onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
Singer Ed Sheeran and Lil Uzi Vert perform during the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, In Inglewood, California, on August 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jean-Baptiste LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Lorde performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Shawn Mendes performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs during the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, In Inglewood, California, on August 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOMMASO BODDI (Photo credit should read TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Dinah Jane and Ally Brooke of Fifth Harmony, Gucci Mane, Normani Kordei and Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony accept the Best Pop award for 'Down' onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Khalid performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards pre-show at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Paris Jackson speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: (L-R) Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei, and Dinah Jane of Fifth Harmony perform onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Kendrick Lamar performs during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Host Katy Perry speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: DJ Khaled and Asahd Tuck Khaled attend the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: (L-R) Dinah Jane, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, and Ally Brooke of Fifth Harmony perform onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Ed Sheeran (L) and Ellen DeGeneres pose during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Ludacris (L) and Olivia Munn speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Julia Michaels (L) and Hailee Steinfeld onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
Chance the Rapper watches the performances during the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, In Inglewood, California, on August 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jean-Baptiste LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Pink and her daughter watch the performances during the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, In Inglewood, California, on August 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jean-Baptiste LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Host Katy Perry (L) and DJ Khaled speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Cardi B speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Co-songwriters Jack Antonoff (L) and Sam Dew onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Pete Davidson (L) and Tiffany Haddish speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Kendrick Lamar attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Gucci Mane (C) with Dinah Jane, Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, and Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony pose backstage after winning the Best Pop award for 'Down' during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Pink performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Pete Davidson attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Ellen DeGeneres speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Ellen DeGeneres and Chance The Rapper pose together during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Pink accepts the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Gucci Mane performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: DJ Khaled, Chance The Rapper and Ed Sheeran pose together during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Pink (C) performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: (L-R) Dinah Jane, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, and Ally Brooke of Fifth Harmony perform onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Kyle performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Bebe Rexha attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Paris Jackson and Caroline D'Amore pose in the press room during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Millie Bobby Brown speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Katy Perry performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Katy Perry onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Hailey Baldwin poses in the press room at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
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