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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:21 PM

‘Black brunch’ protesters interrupt diners in NYC, Oakland (#BlackBrunch #BlackLivesMatter)

Source: Yahoo News

In a twist on sit-in-style protests, civil rights activists entered several restaurants in New York City and Oakland, Calif., on Sunday in what organizers billed as “Black Brunch.”

About three dozen people participated in demonstrations in New York, where they momentarily “disrupted” meals at popular midtown eateries, including Lallisse, Maialino and Pershing Square — places protesters identified as predominantly “white spaces.”

At each stop, demonstrators read the names of African-Americans killed by police.

“Every 28 hours, a black person in America is killed by the police,” the protesters said. “These are our brothers and sisters. Today and every day, we honor their lives.”

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/black-brunch-protests-nyc-berkeley-oakland-190212742.html



Lots of tweets and pictures in the article -- definitely worth the click and scroll through. Here's one:

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Reply ‘Black brunch’ protesters interrupt diners in NYC, Oakland (#BlackBrunch #BlackLivesMatter) (Original post)
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Response to Name removed (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:35 PM

2. Nothing else was working.

 

You know like remaining silent and sitting down.

What is your solution to end police violence?

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:51 PM

8. They do that.

 

They can do this too and more. No limits.

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:00 PM

10. Us guys?

 

Please elucidate.
I think trolls are stupid lame asses with no lives, what about you ?

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Response to bravenak (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:01 PM

11. ^^^^ +1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:12 PM

16. .

On Sun Jan 4, 2015, 07:00 PM an alert was sent on the following post:

Sure. Scare and anger people against you who were previously for you.
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ALERTER'S COMMENTS

"You guys sure are stupid."

Never acceptable. Particularly to a black person


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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #16)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:13 PM

17. Great Jury!nt

 

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Response to bravenak (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 02:29 AM

54. +1

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Response to Name removed (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:48 PM

7. well considering that cops turning their backs are

probably doing more for the protesters than anything else... it's not like these are violent protests. face palm is on anyone who thought this was a bad idea.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:36 PM

3. What an idiotic idea! What do the patrons or owners of those restaurants have to do with....

....what they're presumably protesting? "Predominantly white spaces"?

What they originally had to say weeks or months ago was valid, now they're just being disruptive and hurting their cause.

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Response to George II (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:45 PM

6. Duh!

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Response to George II (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:09 PM

14. "What they originally had to say"

You said it was valid, as in, is on loner valid. Question, are the people killed by cops still dead? Are people still being made to be dead? the answer to both is yes, therefore, none of the validity was been lost.

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Response to George II (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:10 PM

15. You hit the nail on the head. Unfortunately a lot wont get it.

 

Most of those patrons would likely support them, but may now say "the heck with 'em"
This movement is going to degenerate quickly if crap like this continues and thats a shame

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Response to 7962 (Reply #15)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:51 PM

47. ...

 

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Response to 7962 (Reply #15)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 11:58 AM

79. The ones that say "the heck with them" were never with them in the first place. Others may have . .

their consciousness raised by the protest and respond in ways that they can.

Perhaps by financial means, by political pressure, by legal assistance, maybe by even getting in the streets and protesting themselves.

The struggle is sometimes about making the comfortable uncomfortable — sorta like what the media used to be about, "comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable" — but in this day and age of corporate media that duty seems to have been taken up people of color protesting against injustice.

The movement can us people of non-color too.



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Response to George II (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 04:40 AM

56. More like "People are being murdered by those

protecting you so you can eat like nothing is happening."

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Response to George II (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 11:35 AM

78. That's one way of looking at it. Another way is if it takes making people uncomfortable . . .

in making them aware of the innocent people who were actually murdered by brutal cops, I say go for it.

Just think of the courage it takes to do this. You have to know, going in, that there's a good chance of being arrested and roughed up or even worse by the very people you are protesting against.

Being part of the movement/struggle against police killings takes a serious commitment (much more than objecting on a liberal site).

Idiotic to you maybe because peoples "comfort zone" is temporarily disrupted, but to some it's courageous.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 09:38 PM

4. K&R

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:03 PM

12. Not a good idea imo.

 

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #12)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:08 PM

13. no0t a good idea

I suppose the lunch strike MLK did were not a good idea either.

The fact is, the only way presuure will be felt on city hall is if this happens where people with money eat. I might have not have used the term 'white spaces" especially as there are many non whites who eat there, and who sadly, may be as clueless as the rest. Grenn is the color that matters, and non violent types have to hit at the places where people spend.

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #13)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:26 PM

21. i am not against protesting.

 

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #21)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:34 PM

22. no

just against one that disprupt comfort, which of course, is the point.

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #22)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:36 PM

23. I am more of a rally type of protestor.

 

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #22)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 02:47 PM

65. The Civil Rights Movement protests did not "disrupt comfort". They challenged evil.

They broke unjust laws in order to draw attention to an inherently evil system of "justice" that was backed up by violence and racial oppression. They won over allies and drew whites out of complascency by drawing out the contrast between assumptions of law and order and the realities of Jim Crow segregation.

These "protesters" have every right to be where they are--they're breaking no laws. But then again, they're not confronting any evil, either. They're just pestering people in hopes that they'll wake up to a greater wrong--the systemic abuse of black civilians by police forces. Their cause is just, but their tactics are woefully misdirected--and geared toward turning off potential allies. In essense, they're trying to win over these allies (I would hope), not by moral persuasion but by extortion of their time. This approach is little more than annoying.

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #13)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:02 PM

32. The lunch counter sit ins were appropriate

 

because diners in the South were segregated and therefore part of the problem.

These diners in NYC didn't shoot unarmed black men.

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #13)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 11:38 AM

59. Those protests against discrimination were done in restaurants that were.....

....doing the discriminating. The owner of these restaurants didn't kill anyone. And don't give us the crap that they're "part of the system" that is doing the killing. That's a lame-ass rationalization for misguided protests.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:14 PM

19. I think I would've answered with names of a few whites the cops have killed

 

And there have been a LOT of them too. Never makes national news though. No race has a monopoly on being abused by power hungry renegade cops. The stories are easy to find and a few have been posted here by others in other threads.

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Response to 7962 (Reply #19)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:17 PM

20. White cops who were killed?

 

That's how you would respond to people protesting police violence in the wake of the death of an unarmed man at the hands of police? Those people were non violent. Why stain them with the death of white cops? They are protesting an institution that disproportionately targets them. Not protesting white people being cops.

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Response to bravenak (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:36 PM

24. to be fair

I think he meant white people who have also BEEN KILLED BY COPS, which, there have been more than a few. It would remind them "ask not for whom the bell tolls" becauzse sooner or later, they will come for them too.

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #24)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:40 PM

25. Uh oh.

 

My bad. Still not very helpful.

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Response to bravenak (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:29 PM

38. I said "whites the cops have killed". I never mentioned a white cop being killed

 

Please re-read my post.
Edit: nevermind; just noticed someone else pointed it out!

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Response to 7962 (Reply #38)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:31 PM

39. Yeah. I saw it a little while ago.

 

My bad. Sorry.

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Response to 7962 (Reply #19)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:43 PM

27. blacks are about 3X more likely than whites to die in a confrontation with police

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Response to progree (Reply #27)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:23 PM

36. Propublica: black males age 15-19 shot by police: 31.17 per million, whites: 1.47 per million

I recall this being a "Pic of the Moment" a couple(?) months ago

Factcheck: Grim statistics on race and police killings, 12/2/14, cnn.com
http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/02/politics/kristoff-oreilly-police-shooting-numbers-fact-check/

(Selected excerpts)

Kristof was citing an analysis by ProPublica ( http://www.propublica.org/article/deadly-force-in-black-and-white?utm_source=et&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dailynewsletter ), which combed through the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Supplementary Homicide Report.

The site reported: "The 1,217 deadly police shootings from 2010 to 2012 captured in the federal data show that blacks, age 15 to 19, were killed at a rate of 31.17 per million, while just 1.47 per million white males in that age range died at the hands of police."

The Fox News host's numbers, meanwhile, came from a fatal injury database maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A search in 2012 for deaths caused by "legal intervention" as a result of the use of a firearm -- that is, a police shooting -- yields just the numbers O'Reilly cited Monday night. In the 15-19 age range, the database shows 20 white people killed in 2012 and 14 blacks. (but then there are 5X as many non-Hispanic whites as blacks -Progree)


(the article goes on to say the data sucks, for example: "The numbers are self-reported by individual law enforcement agencies and not all local and state agencies participate. Most shootings are marked as justified homicides, with little follow-up." )

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:41 PM

26. It's going to take a lot more of this for the 1% to even NOTICE (not that they'll actually care, tho

 

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Response to blkmusclmachine (Reply #26)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:34 PM

41. Of course...because all 1%ers are racists...just like all working class people are progressives.

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Response to blkmusclmachine (Reply #26)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 12:17 AM

50. I know I keep thinking fight club

Tyler Durden: [to the police chief] Hi. You're going to call off your rigorous investigation. You're going to publicly state that there is no underground group. Or... these guys are going to take your balls. They're going to send one to the New York Times, one to the LA Times press-release style. Look, the people you are after are the people you depend on. We cook your meals, we haul your trash, we connect your calls, we drive your ambulances. We guard you while you sleep. Do not... fuck with us.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:47 PM

28. Not a great idea

 

those people might be supporters even though they are "predominantly white" They would be better off protesting around police stations that are the problem not some "predominantly white" restaurant.

I understand and support the protest but not the right way to do it.

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Response to Duckhunter935 (Reply #28)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:55 PM

29. Dunno myself. Its a lot tamer than shutting down freeways. To me it seems kind of mild

and harmless, assuming they go in, make their statement, and are out in 5 minutes or so.

Tamer than being killed at 3X the rate of white people, I'd say. [font color =red](on edit: or 21 X the rate in case of males, age 15-19)[/font]

Tamer than say even a typical union strike that shuts down the business, hurting not only the business owners, but customers who did no wrong-doing. But then some people are against unions, so...

(I am not for shutting down freeways)

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Response to Duckhunter935 (Reply #28)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 02:22 AM

53. Sometimes, raising awareness requires getting "in your face" with the general public

and making them use their brain every once in a while instead of living in their own comfortable bubble.

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Response to alp227 (Reply #53)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 06:21 AM

57. well I disagree

 

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:01 PM

31. What's an asb baton? I googled and it showed me results for Asp batons

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Response to Name removed (Reply #30)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:02 PM

33. Are you promoting violence sir?

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:03 PM

34. Back so soon? oh mirt!

 

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:24 PM

37. Changes in police policy are carried out by the Mayor, Governor or County Executive...

Please explain how this sort of tactic has encouraged Mayor De Blasio or Governor Cuomo to change any policies currently in force.

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #37)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:41 PM

43. Dunno. The same question could be asked about just about any form of protest

Even the most peaceful ones, if they involve more than 50 people, tend to disrupt traffic as they cross streets, even though disrupting traffic is not the intent. I've been in a few of those (monitors and police help direct the traffic as the march goes through).

Lots of people think civil disobedience is a tactic that moved a lot of policies to change. This restaurant thing seems to be as mild as I can think of.

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:33 PM

40. The Protestors are Sending a Message: Remember us and Join Us!

I have a different take on the interrupted brunches. If I were having brunch and they came in to protest. I would think: "Yes, they are reminding me of my civic duty to create a better world. Yes, this is my job. I will do something to support their efforts. I will be a part of this." These protestors are sending an invitation and we need to listen and act.

For example, at our household my husband came home yesterday from a senator's town hall saying that the meeting had to be shut down because young blacks and whites were yelling "I can't breathe!". I thought, yeah, that's right, they are shutting it down because nothing else matters more after slavery, and now poverty and mass jailing and killings in the streets by police. Something must be done.

So I decided today to join a class at church on how to be a white ally to this movement and I am sending our local Black leaders a check to support their work and I will show up at the demonstrations.

So this is how these activists are communicating with us whites. Do you want to continue to eat eggs in peace or do you want to join a movement that has the potential to do great things in this country? I know where I stand! Be a part of history on the right side!

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Response to McKim (Reply #40)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 12:22 AM

51. +1000

Sometimes it takes something uncomfortable to trigger the necessary soul searching.

And welcome to DU.

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Response to Joe Shlabotnik (Reply #51)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 02:00 PM

64. And sometimes the phrase

"holier than thou" applies to more than just christian fundamentalists.

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Response to McKim (Reply #40)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 12:06 PM

80. Woohoo! Bravo! Someone who gets it.

Welcome to DU, McKim.

It posted this earlier:

Folks in the restaurant who had their consciousness raised can contribute "perhaps by financial means, by political pressure, by legal assistance, maybe by even getting in the streets and protesting themselves".

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:40 PM

42. Odds are, these people are provocateurs.

How in hell do you/we know they are not undercover police?

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #42)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:43 PM

44. I doubt it very much.

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Response to progree (Reply #44)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 12:25 AM

52. +1

The dead give away was that it was peaceful. No windows smashed, no conveniently placed (yet stripped) cruisers to burn, by a supposed 'black block' (all wearing the same police issue boots).

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:48 PM

45. Had I been in one of those "white" dining places during one of these, I would have stood with thm

And I wouldn't have considered it an interruption. It's a needed reminder.

I wish we weren't still so damn segregated. When I lived near military bases in the eighties and nineties, our neighborhoods were mixed with all colors and races and people got along just fine.

It makes me sad that this is necessary but it is, so therefore, it is no interruption.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #45)

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:51 PM

48. Several diners stood with them

Last edited Mon Jan 5, 2015, 12:22 AM - Edit history (1)

We're asking brunchgoers to STAND for black life. A good number in the last spot stood or raised their fists.

...

#Blackbunch protesters entering Oak restaurants 2 read names of dead. Manager of Forge: "I think it's beautiful."
http://news.yahoo.com/black-brunch-protests-nyc-berkeley-oakland-190212742.html


Although in fairness I have to mention that there were also confrontations.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #45)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 12:12 AM

49. Me, too.nt

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Response to tavalon (Reply #45)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 04:38 AM

55. I'd have stood right beside you.

To heck with those that don't get it. Wrong side of history and morality.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #45)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 08:05 PM

66. I don't feel segregated

I live in a very diverse apartment complex, work with a variety of folk including virtual offshore people - I grew up as a military brat; have never really known segregation

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Sun Jan 4, 2015, 11:48 PM

46. Had I been in one of those "white" dining places during one of these, I would have stood with thm

And I wouldn't have considered it an interruption. It's a needed reminder.

I wish we weren't still so damn segregated. When I lived near military bases in the eighties and nineties, our neighborhoods were mixed with all colors and races and people got along just fine.

It makes me sad that this is necessary but it is, so therefore, it is no interruption.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 09:37 AM

58. I'd have been interested if I was eating there.

No harm, no foul. Maybe someone will learn something or listen a little closer. As long as no ones standing on my table. Or taking my food!!

But seriously, no problems. You're not gauranteed never to be bothered when out in public.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 12:06 PM

60. The sniffiness of some folks about this tells me it is EXACTLY the right tactic

 

Love it!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #60)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 01:23 PM

61. Yup, I think some feathers have been ruffled, oh well, such a pity

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Response to progree (Original post)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 01:31 PM

62. Well, I think this is great.

It takes a lot of guts to put yourself in a place of discomfort, even in a group.

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Mon Jan 5, 2015, 02:00 PM

63. I figured that if the protesting moved away from the easy-to-pretend-to-criticize traffic blockings

I figured that if the protesting moved away from the easy-to-pretend-to-criticize traffic blockings to something more benign and even less inconvenient, idiots and half-wits would still find something to complain about. The reactions of idiots are almost as simple as the idiots themselves.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 08:13 PM

67. good.

 

Racism needs to be confronted every time in this country. Blacks are treated as second class citizens in America in many ways.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 08:26 PM

68. Get in their face. K&R

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Response to Jefferson23 (Reply #68)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 09:29 PM

69. "Their" face? Whose face?

 

This nonsense affects the ruling class not at all.

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Response to Joe Magarac (Reply #69)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 09:39 PM

70. Play your nonsense on someone else..I'm not interested in what you believe makes an impact for good

or not.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Mon Jan 5, 2015, 11:33 PM

71. right on! hopefully it wil encourage more civil protest, eom

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 11:29 AM

76. As long as police are gunning down unarmed people in the streets,

this is completely appropriate. If it happens where I'm dining, I will join them. This is a just cause. Innocents are dying, no time for niceties. Nobody got hurt, this is a peaceful protest.
Lynchings of citizens went on unnoticed and unpunished for almost 100 years, only to be replaced by mass incarceration, capital punishment and police brutality. Damn right these protests are appropriate!

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 11:35 AM

77. Oh ppl brunches were disrupted - oh well

Untill cops are held accountable

Making those im the majority uncomfortable will continue until they join the call for change

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Response to progree (Original post)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 01:42 PM

81. This isn't about a handful of diners being momentarily inconvenienced!

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