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HS principal allegedly says football players should stand for national anthem or quit team. Now he’s on leave.

A Louisiana high school principal is under fire after a text he allegedly sent saying that football players should stand for the national anthem or quit the team.

What are the details?

Rob Howle — principal of Liberty High School in Baton Rouge — is on administrative leave after allegedly texting a suggestion to make it “mandatory that the players stand for the national anthem or this team will never get [any more] support from the administration,” WBRZ-TV reported.

The station said a handful of students took a knee during the anthem at the first game. WBRZ added that the text in question also said “that was embarrassing. Playing football is a privilege not a right. If they don’t want to stand they can turn in their equipment and we will refund their money.”

Image source: WBRZ-TV video screenshot

An image of the text message, dated Oct. 1, was posted on social media and came to the attention of the East Baton Rouge Parish school system on Thursday, the Advocate reported.

What else did the district have to say?

Taylor Gast, a spokeswoman for the school system, told the Advocate the message appears to be real and that the recipient of the text also works for the school system — but Gast would not identify that individual.

The Advocate also said the district issued a statement Thursday saying it launched an investigation and that “… as a result, an administrator has been placed on administrative leave.” Gast identified the administrator as Howle, the outlet said, adding that Howle did not return a message seeking comment.

The district told WBRZ it “respects students’ rights to freedom of speech and expression” and cited the following policy concerning the Pledge of Allegiance and the national anthem:

At the beginning of each school day, time shall be permitted for those students and teachers desiring to do so to observe a brief time in silent meditation (not intended or identified as a religious exercise), which shall not exceed five minutes, and for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Every assembly or meeting in each school should begin with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and with the playing or the singing of the National Anthem, and all students shall be encouraged to learn the words of the National Anthem. Throughout the playing (singing) of the National Anthem and/or the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, students shall be encouraged to exhibit respectful behavior.

Anything else?

Liberty High is a new name for the school. The Advocate said its old name — Lee High — was tossed in July amid the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd in late May in Minneapolis. The outlet added that Lee High opened in 1959 as Robert E. Lee High School, named after the Confederate general.

Howle is starting his third year as principal, the Advocate said, adding that soon after he took over he relaunched the football program that had been dormant for a decade.

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Nursing home residents stage heartbreaking protest outside facility: ‘Rather die from COVID than loneliness’

Residents of a long-term nursing and rehabilitation facility in Colorado organized a protest against the state’s COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday.

What are the details?

According to KCNC-TV, the protest took place at Fairacres Manor in Greeley.

The station reported that many of the facility’s residents — many of them in wheelchairs — stood outside of the facility and held signs that read “Rather die from COVID than loneliness,” “Give us freedom,” “Prisoners in our own home,” and more.

In a statement, Ben Gonzales — assistant administrator at the facility — said that Fairacres’ residents are not happy.

“They want to be able to hug their grandchildren, they want to be able to hold the hands of their loved ones,” he said.

Resident Council President Sharon Peterson — a 75-year-old woman — told the outlet that she and other residents are desperate for a change.

“We used to be lucky here at Fairacres to show each other what we mean to one another and we cannot do that anymore,” Peterson said. “Fairacres follows the rules and, with that, we think they would keep us safe while being able to be with our families again.”

Peterson, who helped to organize the demonstration, said that the protest was necessary because “one thing we have to look forward to is a simple hug.”

“It gives us meaning,” she said. “Fairacres needs to be commended on how well they have cared for all of us, but it’s time for our voices to be heard.”

Gonzales said that several staff members joined those at the protest, and pledged that the staff wants residents to know “that their voice does matter.”

Gonzales also said that Fairacres staff and residents sent letters to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as well as Gov. Jared Polis’s office in August, begging for rules to be relaxed to permit physical contact. Gonzales said that no one received a response to the inquiries.

In response to the protest, Polis issued a statement.

“We absolutely understand how difficult it has been for residents of residential care facilities and their families,” Polis’s office said on Friday. “Social interaction is essential to physical and mental health, and so we have provided guidance to residential care facilities that allows for that interaction while also keeping residents safe from COVID-19.”

The statement continued, “Restrictions have been in place previously, but residents are now able to visit loved ones both indoors and outdoors. In addition, we are doing everything possible to help long-term care facilities mitigate and prevent the spread of COVID-19 by working directly with facilities on proper infection control practices that have been proven to slow the spread of COVID-19.”

According to the Greeley Tribune, the nursing facility was the site of a COVID-19 outbreak in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

“The outbreak was discovered in late March,” the outlet reported. “From then until mid-May, 16 residents were lab-confirmed positive for COVID-19 with another two dozen residents determined to be probable cases, according to CDPHE data.”

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Authorities arrest Orthodox Jewish activist, radio host following brutal assault on Orthodox Jewish reporter

The NYPD arrested an Orthodox Jewish activist and radio host on Sunday night after a journalist was reportedly
assaulted while covering protests against newly implemented COVID-19 restrictions across the city, according to
Newsweek.

The new measures limit gatherings in houses of worship and other areas identified as COVID-19 clusters or hotspots.

You can read more on Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions — as well as the responding protests —
here.

What are the details?

Authorities took Harold “Heshy” Tischler into custody on Sunday evening in connection with an assault on Orthodox Jewish journalist Jacob Kornbluh.

Tischler, also a candidate for Brooklyn’s City Council, is the host of “Just Enough Heshy” radio show.

Kornbluh was assaulted last week while covering protests in the Brooklyn area.

According to Newsweek, he told authorities that he was “brutally assaulted” during the protests, “hit in the head,” and “kicked at by an angry crowd of hundreds of community members” — all reportedly on Tischler’s ordering.

The crowd, Kornbluh recalled, yelled “Nazi” and “Hitler” at him as Tischler demanded they chase him away from the protests.

According to the Daily Beast, Kornbluh — a Jewish Insider reporter — became the “subject of ire following his reporting of social-distancing violations in neighborhoods where many ultra-Orthodox Jews live.”

“Kornbluh was covering an anti-lockdown protest last week when he said Tischler, one of the most visible critics of lockdown and mask measures in Brooklyn, spotted him and urged supporters to pursue him,” the outlet reported. “Kornblush said he was subsequently hit and kicked by the crowd.”

Last week, Newsweek reported:

On Wednesday, Tischler tweeted a video about the “evil snitch” Kornbluh, referring to him as a “rat” for calling the authorities on him and claiming he “hates the Jewish community.”

During Thursday’s protest, Tischler can be seen yelling at Kornbluh “you’re a moser, everyone scream moser” as a large crowd of people—many of whom are not wearing masks—swarm around him.

Moser is a legal term which refers to a Jewish person who informs on Jews to the secular authorities. Some Jewish legal figures believe mosers should be subjected to the death penalty.

Following the incident, Kornbluh issued a statement thanking the public for their support.

“I want to thank the people who got in harm’s way — and might have gotten injured— to protect me,” Kornbluh said. “I am filing charges against Heshy Tischler for incitement and physical assault and will seek charges against any individual who hit me.”

Kornbluh did, indeed, file charges, prompting Tischler’s Sunday night arrest.

In a statement, a spokesperson for the NYPD told Newsweek, “The New York City Police Department Warrant Squad has taken Harold ‘Heshy’ Tischler into custody. He will be charged with inciting to riot and unlawful imprisonment in connection with an assault of a journalist that took place on October 7, 2020, in Brooklyn.”

You can see some of the videos from the incident involving Kornbluh below.

What happened then?

According to the outlet, protesters swarmed Kornbluh’s home on Sunday night and Monday morning following Tischler’s arrest.

While outside Kornbluh’s home, protesters chanted “No Heshy, no peace!”

The Daily Beast on Monday
reported that protesters outside of Kornbluh’s home on Sunday night also chanted “Shame on you” under the careful watch of police.

In a statement, a spokesperson for the NYPD said, “No arrests [were] effected or summonses [were] issued.”

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Israel’s Second Lockdown Has Been Costly Economically

This is the most unsurprising news of the week. Reports as now showing that Israel’s second lockdown has been “economically costly.” The country locked down again over a sure of infections and it has ruined what was left of people’s livelihoods.

“The economy is breaking down, people’s hope is breaking down,” said restaurateur Tamir Barelko, speaking in the Tel Aviv restaurant he runs, now empty of customers. “If the government does not give us the opportunity to live and to provide for our families, we’ll do it ourselves.” Unfortunately, it may come to that.

According to U.S. News, a lot of people aren’t just takin this lying down either. Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Israel for almost daily protests that have built up since July, demanding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resign over his handling of the crisis and over corruption charges he faces in court, which he denies.

Schools and most offices, shops, and restaurants are closed unless they provide “vital services” such as supermarkets, pharmacies and banks, and people must stay within a kilometer from their home – harsher restrictions than in many other countries fighting a second wave.

Netanyahu had wide public backing when he imposed the first lockdown, lasting from mid-March until late May, which flattened the first wave of COVID-19.

But as infections soared after schools and businesses reopened, the cabinet bowed to pressure from some coalition partners and watered down limited lockdowns on infection epicenters to the extent that the curbs became ineffective. –U.S. News

News reports are claiming the U.S. has the highest number of coronavirus cases now, since August. Not only that, Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s “not comfortable” with the current amount of coronavirus cases in the U.S. The U.S. is reporting roughly 40,000 new coronavirus cases a day, which may get even worse as temperatures get cooler and people head indoors, Fauci said during an interview with MSNBC‘s Andrea Mitchell. “I’m not comfortable with that. I would like to see that level, way, way down, well below 10,000.”

Does anyone want to go ahead and do the math on how many 40,000 is out of 325 million the population of the U.S.? It’s inconsequential unless you’re a tyrant looking to impose your will on others and finish off the middle class. Fauci has already suggested the U.S. “hunker down” this winter. Make no mistake, if they can, and they would like to, they WILL impose a second lockdown here.

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Thousands Of Mathematicians Call For Boycotting Predictive Crime A.I. From Police

This article was originally published by Aaron Kesel at Activist Post

After a flurry of police brutality cases this year and protests swarming the U.S. streets, thousands of mathematicians have joined scientists and engineers in calling for boycotting artificial intelligence from being used by law enforcement.

Over 2,000 mathematicians have signed a letter calling to boycott all collaboration with police and telling their colleagues to do the same in a future publication of the American Mathematical Society, Shadowproof reported.

The call to action for the mathematicians was the police killings of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and many more just this year.

“At some point, we all reach a breaking point, where what is right in front of our eyes becomes more obvious,” says Jayadev Athreya, a participant in the boycott and Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington. “Fundamentally, it’s a matter of justice.”

The mathematicians wrote an open letter, collecting thousands of signatures for a widespread boycott of police using algorithms for policing. Every mathematician within the group’s network pledges to refuse any and all collaboration with law enforcement.

The group is organizing a wide base of mathematicians in the hopes of cutting off police from using such technologies. The letter’s authors cite “deep concerns over the use of machine learning, AI, and facial recognition technologies to justify and perpetuate oppression.”

Predictive policing is one key area where some mathematicians and scientists have enabled the racist algorithms, which tell cops to treat specific areas as “hotspots” for potential crime. Activists and organizations have long criticized the bias in these practices. Algorithms trained on data produced by racist policing will reproduce that prejudice to “predict” where crime will be committed and who is potentially a criminal.

“The data does not speak for itself, it’s not neutral,” explains Brendan McQuade, author of Pacifying the Homeland: Intelligence Fusion and Mass Supervision. Police data is “dirty data,” because it does not represent crime, but policing and arrests.

“So what are its predictions going to find? That police should deploy their resources in the same place police have traditionally deployed their resources.”

Several, if not all, U.S. states and major cities are thought to use some type of predictive policing or pre-crime software with known users including — Chicago, Atlanta, Tacoma, New York, and LA, though not without protesting its use. As Activist Post previously reported, many of these states are using Palantir software for their predictive crime algorithms and have been exposed for doing so, like Florida, whose police terrorized and monitored residents of Pasco County.

These police organizations across the U.S. have been using what is known as “heat lists” or pre-crime databases for years. What is a “heat list,” you may ask?

Well, “heat lists” are basically databases compiled by algorithms of people that police suspect may commit a crime. Yes, you read that right — a person who might commit a crime. How these lists are generated and what factors determine an individual “may commit a crime” is unknown.

Activists and journalists sued the Chicago Police Department in 2017 for failing to disclose how these programs operate, as Activist Post reported.

Chicago wasn’t the only major police department exposed using predictive crime algorithms. The Los Angeles Police Department was also caught one year later in 2018 by activists from the Stop LA Spying Coalition, as Activist Post reported.

This heat list idea in local law enforcement actually originated in Miami then was rolled out in Chicago in 2013. However, Activist Post may have missed other cities that gained less media attention; and as this writer will discuss shortly, the idea comes from a federal database.

A paper released last year by MIT entitled “Technical Flaws of Pretrial Risk Assessments Raise Grave Concerns” has been signed by some of the highest level university experts in the field of A.I. and law who warn about the “technical flaws” of these pre-crime based systems, Activist Post reported.

Fortunately for us, as Nicholas West noted, the pushback has already started in several cities, and a few police departments have dropped their programs after becoming aware of the inaccuracies. In 2018, for example, New Orleans suspended its 6-year running pre-crime program after its secret predictive policing software was exposed.

The scariest part of all this is that the New Orleans and LA police departments were actually both linked to Palantir Technologies, which directly works with the CIA and is suspected of being the current fork of PROMIS Main Core software. PROMIS pre-dates all of these local police heat lists, with algorithms that put suspected “domestic terrorists” into their own round-up lists and highly scrutinized tracked purchases, created at first by Oliver North for President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush under FEMA’s Readiness Exercise — 1984 (REX-1984.)

The use of Palantir’s pre-crime algorithm software posits that other police departments may be utilizing the same software for their own pre-crime programs. Palantir is also the same company working with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency on its own lists to catch illegal immigrants, as Activist Post and investigative journalist Barrett Brown originally reported.

You may remember Palantir from journalist Barrett Brown, Anonymous’ hack of HBGary, or accusations that the company provided the technology that enables NSA’s mass surveillance PRISM which is the successor to PROMIS. Palantir’s software in many ways is similar to the Prosecutor’s Management Information System (PROMIS) stolen software Main Core and maybe the next evolution in that code, which allegedly predated PRISM. In 2008, Salon.com published details about a top-secret government database that might have been at the heart of the Bush administration’s domestic spying operations. The database known as “Main Core” reportedly collected and stored vast amounts of personal and financial data about millions of Americans in the event of an emergency like Martial Law.

PROMIS was forked into many reported use-cases for the U.S. government, including an intelligence application onboard nuclear submarines of the United States and Great Britain, and the use by both the U.S. government and certain allied governments for inventory tracking of nuclear materials and long-range ballistic missiles. But the most bizarre and frightening use was to keep track of dissident Americans under Main Core.

The Main Core database isn’t just a rumor or conspiracy theory; PROMIS software was used by Iran-Contra fall guy then-National Security Council, Lt. Col. Oliver North to create the dissidents list for Rex-84 that would later evolve to Main Core. North used PROMIS software in 1982 in the Department of Justice, and at the White House, to compile a list of American dissidents to invoke if the government ever needed to do so under Ronald Reagan’s Continuity of Government (COG) program as a liaison to FEMA.

In 1993, Wired described North’s use of PROMIS in compiling the Main Core database:

Using PROMIS, sources point out, North could have drawn up lists of anyone ever arrested for a political protest, for example, or anyone who had ever refused to pay their taxes. Compared to PROMIS, Richard Nixon’s enemies list or Sen. Joe McCarthy’s blacklist look downright crude.

This Main Core database of individuals was given to a handful of individuals, meaning most government officials had no knowledge of the program ever existing. The database was passed off from administration to administration through National Security channels, according to sources.

This writer wrote extensively on Main Core and PROMIS in an investigation on the cover-up of stolen Inslaw software and murders of journalists Danny Casolaro and Anson NG Yonc, CIA intelligence operative Ian Spiro and NSA employee Alan Standorf. See: “Octopus PROMIS: The Conspiracy Against INSLAW Software, And The Murders To Cover Up A Scandal Bigger Than Watergate.”

Palantir was founded with early investment from the CIA and heavily used by the military, and Palantir is a subcontracting company in its own right. The company has even been featured in the Senate’s grilling of Facebook, when Washington State Senator Maria Cantwell asked CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Do you know who Palantir is?” due to Peter Thiel sitting on Facebook’s board.

Palantir’s Gotham software allows Fusion Center police to track citizens beyond social media and online web accounts with people record searches, vehicle record searches, a Histogram tool, a Map tool, and an Object Explorer tool.

According to DHS, “Fusion centers operate as state and major urban area focal points for the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between federal; state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT); and private sector partners” like Palantir. Further, Fusion Centers are locally owned and operated, arms of the “intelligence community,” i.e. the 17 intelligence agencies coordinated by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). However, sometimes the buildings are staffed by trained NSA personnel like what happened in Mexico City, according to a 2010 Defense Department (DOD) memorandum.

Tarik Aougab, an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Haverford College, one of the many mathematicians who saw recent protests against police as a an opportunity to take action against these practices said. “If there is already disproportionately large amounts of time and energy being spent criminalizing Black and brown people,” Aougab continues, “the predictions the algorithm puts forth are just going to reflect that. It’s a way to perpetuate that over-criminalization.”

The mathematicians question if predictive policing is just a self-fulfilling prophecy.

“There’s a big question here: is predictive policing really getting ahead of events, or is it just a self-fulfilling prophecy?” McQuade explains that “crime statistics” are more accurately referred to as “arrest statistics.” They measure police behavior, which is not directly correlated with crime and violence. These arrests justify and perpetuate more arrests.

Athreya explains the boycotters will accomplish their goals by collaborating with criminal justice organizations.

We want to work through issues of how various algorithms are used in the criminal justice system, for things from facial recognition to DNA matching algorithms, where community groups and mathematicians can have a say.

In fact, one study conducted by the AI Institute last year investigated predictive policing systems and determined “in numerous jurisdictions, these systems are built on data produced during documented periods of flawed, racially-biased, and sometimes unlawful practices and policies.”

Another subsequent 2019 audit on predictive A.I. use in Los Angeles found a serious lack of oversight or procedures around the tools, rendering them utterly useless. Researchers have also noticed police tend to pursue their own “hotspots” rather than follow the technology making the tech become an enabler to police labeling and categorizing individuals without reason, Science Mag reported.

This is only the beginning of the fight, and it’s going to be a drawn-out battle to prevent the use of this technology, not just here in the U.S. but worldwide as well. There’s no telling how long these projects have been active, and trusting the police to honestly tell us is like trusting the wolf guarding the henhouse. However, with mathematicians as well as scientists and engineers on our side we have a fighting chance.

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Photojournalist went undercover to expose white supremacists at riots, but found black bloc anarchists instead

Photojournalist Jeremy Lee Quinn was furloughed this year, so he set out to document the protests and the riots that beset cities across the U.S. following the death of George Floyd. Quinn expected to discover white supremacists caused havoc and violence at riots, but what he actually found shocked him — violent left-wing anarchists who were extremely organized.

On May 31, Quinn covered a Black Lives Matter protest in Santa Monica, California, where “suburban moms” were kneeling. Then he was alerted to a shoe store being looted about a mile away.

“He arrived to find young people pouring out of the store, shoeboxes under their arms. But there was something odd about the scene,” Farah Stockman wrote in the New York Times. “A group of men, dressed entirely in black, milled around nearby, like supervisors. One wore a creepy rubber Halloween mask.”

The next day, Quinn went to another protest, and another store was being looted. A white man wearing all black smashed the window of the store with a crowbar, but he walked away without stealing anything.

Quinn started pouring over footage of looting that was happening across the country. Once again, he noticed that white men dressed in black were often the culprits of the looting.

Quinn believed that the caucasian men causing damage were white supremacist supporters of President Donald Trump, who were attempting to make Black Lives Matter protests appear in a negative light. In an effort to expose the alleged racist Trump supporters, Quinn went undercover and infiltrated the groups. Instead, he found that these destructive forces were “true believers in insurrectionary anarchism.”

Over the next four months, Quinn marched along with “black bloc anarchists in half a dozen cities across the country.” He was in Washington D.C., where militant agitators harassed diners, and in Portland where rioters launched fireworks at the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse.

“He says he respects the idealistic goal of a hierarchy-free society that anarchists embrace, but grew increasingly uncomfortable with the tactics used by some anarchists, which he feared would set off a backlash that could help get President Trump re-elected.”

Quinn told the New York Times that the far-left anarchists were not “a spontaneous eruption of anger at racial injustice,” like much of the mainstream media categorized the violence as. “It was strategically planned, facilitated and advertised on social media by anarchists who believed that their actions advanced the cause of racial justice.”

Quinn cautioned that the violent militants in Washington, Portland, and Seattle generated a “cultlike energy.”

Quinn saw something else he did not expect to see during the protests, Black Lives Matter protesters praying together with Trump supporters in Tulsa.

Quinn detailed his experience during protests and riots on his website, Public Report, where he warned how dangerous far-left anarchist groups could be.

“Establishment media still continues to overlook trending Anarchist black bloc tactics especially in DC, Portland & Seattle with satellite activity in Denver, Sacramento and San Diego,” Quinn wrote. “Insurrectionary Anarchist ideology & rhetoric however has permeated into the social justice movement with blazing efficiency.”

“In our experience in Louisville, Community was strong and gravitating towards non violent protest,” he wrote. “Earlier in the afternoon we saw individual protesters shutting down agitators trying to use fireworks. But the arrival of a U-Haul with Anarcho / Antifascist symboled shields changed everything.”

Many of the left-wing extremists consider themselves “insurrectionary anarchists,” some of which “advocate using crimes like arson and shoplifting to wear down the capitalist system.”

The NYT article cites a report by Rutgers researchers that documents the “systematic, online mobilization of violence that was planned, coordinated (in real time) and celebrated by explicitly violent anarcho-socialist networks that rode on the coattails of peaceful protest.” The research found that some anarchist social media accounts had exploded 300-fold since May, garnering hundreds of thousands of followers.

Stockman explained the problem with making alliances with insurrectionary anarchists. “If they help you get into power, they will try to oust you the following day, since power is what they are against,” she wrote. “Many of them don’t even vote. They are experts at unraveling an old order but considerably less skilled at building a new one. That’s why, even after more than 100 days of protest in Portland, activists do not agree on a set of common policy goals.”

“We are not sure if the socialist, communist, democratic or even anarchist utopia is possible,” admitted a host of the anarchist-supporting podcast “The Ex-Worker.” “Rather, some insurrectionary anarchists believe that the meaning of being an anarchist lies in the struggle itself and what that struggle reveals.”

Stockman hints that the far-left anarchists are not truly destroying American cities to declare that black lives matter or demand racial equality, but because they crave anarchy and their mission is to topple the status quo.

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David Hogg denounces violence, then apologizes, backtracks, and says only for ‘young white people’

David Hogg, the 20-year-old survivor of the 2018 Parkland school shooting and co-founder of the March for Our Lives gun control advocacy group, apologized Monday for comments he made denouncing violence and looting.

Civil unrest has overtaken many of America’s cities this year as anarchists and Antifa have used Black Lives Matter anti-police brutality protests to engage in arson and looting. Protests in Portland, Seattle, New York City, Rochester, and Kenosha in response to police killings of black Americans George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Daniel Prude and the police shooting of Jacob Blake have all turned violent. Some Black Lives Matter protesters have justified the violence and called for police to be killed.

Speaking out against the rioting, Hogg wrote a Twitter thread calling on young people to stage a “nonviolent political revolution,” practicing “humility, kindness, and grace” to create change. He wants activists to vote, protest, and organize and run for elected office instead of setting buildings on fire and assaulting people to burn down the system.

“We must not fall for the slander espoused by those in power that says violence will solve our problems, they only say that so they can have an excuse to grow their authoritarianism,” Hogg tweeted.

“I have seen how violence and hate destroys lives and communities- it is not the answer,” he added, referring to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that claimed the lives of 17 people.

Hogg received backlash from his tweets, with some commenters accusing him of telling black people how to run their revolution. In follow-up tweets, Hogg backtracked and said his initial thread was “directed specifically at the young white people” arming themselves and looting.

“Let me be clear, what I am NOT trying to do is tell [black, indigenous, people of color] how they should react to violence directed at them by the state,” Hogg said. “It is not my place or any white persons [sic] to direct or criticize the way BIPOC people choose to defend themselves against this violence from the state.”

Hogg then apologized for taking a stand against violence and calling for nonviolent protest.

“I am sorry for how understandably anyone could have misinterpreted what I said,” he tweeted, thanking those who ridiculed and shamed him for opposing looting.

“Many are understandably upset and offended and I have have [sic] to do my part in admitting to mistakes when I make them and supporting my friends,” Hogg said.

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ESPN host claims ‘extreme right-wing agitators’ carrying out violence ‘to make protests look bad’

ESPN host Max Kellerman claimed Tuesday that “a big percentage” of the violence that has occurred during the ongoing protests in the U.S. for the past several months has been carried out by “extremist right-wing agitators,” who are trying “to make the protests look bad.”

What are the details?

According to The Hill, Kellerman, who co-hosts “First Take” with Stephen A. Smith, told the show’s audience that “93% of the protests are peaceful,” arguing that “the 7 percent [that] are not, there is a very broad definition of what’s not quote-unquote peaceful. For example, if you block traffic or something like that. Or if you respond to police provocation.

“And even then,” Kellerman continued, “a big percentage of that that wasn’t peaceful is actually outside agitators, extremist right-wing agitators posing as protesters to make the protests look bad.”


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Politicos on both sides of the aisle reacted to Kellerman’s comments on social media, with conservative Ian Miles Cheong tweeting, “There is no evidence to support this claim, and it dismisses the unrest Antifa itself is proud of.”

Liberal Wajahat Ali tweeted, “White Trump supporters are really angry with Max Kellerman which means he probably said something on point.”

The sports pundit was reacting to UFC star Colby Covington, a fan of President Donald Trump, saying in a post-victory speech over the weekend, “I’m sick of these woke athletes and these spineless cowards like LeBron James.”

Anything else?

Kellerman is starting to make a name for himself in the political world, thanks to statements he has made recently that have won him both praise and scorn on social media.

Last month, Kellerman said on “First Take” that SEC football fans “seem to be very low, susceptible to very low quality information and easy to propagandize and almost immune to facts,” such as Fox News’ “propaganda.”

Kellerman echoed similar feelings in a separate segment, saying that Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher seemed “susceptible to low-quality information” after the former NFL player criticized NBA players for boycotting playoff games over the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

“Brett Favre played the MNF game the day his dad died, threw 4 TDs in the first half, and was a legend for playing in the face of adversity,” Urlacher posted on Instagram, according to NFL.com. “NBA players boycott the playoffs because a dude reaching for a knife, wanted on a felony sexual assault warrant, was shot by police.”

The NFL’s news release distanced the league and the Chicago Bears from Urlacher over his comments, but noted, “Court records show an arrest warrant had been issued for Blake for criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and third-degree sexual assault, a felony, per The New York Times.”

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Fla. governor Ron DeSantis proposes law that would protect drivers who kill or injure demonstrators if they’re fleeing a ‘mob’

Flordia Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced on Monday a proposed new law that would protect drivers who kill or injure demonstrators if the drivers are fleeing a “mob.”

The move comes following the death while under police restraint of George Floyd and amid heightened tensions across the U.S. between law enforcement and protesters.

The proposed legislation will be filed for the March 2021 session.

What are the details?

On Twitter, DeSantis wrote, “Today I announced bold legislation that creates new criminal offenses and increases penalties for those who target law enforcement and participate in violent or disorderly assemblies. We will always stand with our men and women in uniform who keep our communities safe.”

DeSantis released the proposal on Monday. It targets protesters and increases existing penalties for such actions as “toppling monuments or blocking roadways,” Insider reported.

The bill, titled the “Combatting Violence, Disorder and Looting and Protecting Law Enforcement Act,” would also criminalize certain road-blocking protests, and violation of the law would create a third-degree felony for those who “obstruct traffic during an unpermitted protest, demonstration or violent or disorderly assembly.”

In the proposed law is a new protection against liability for drivers who kill or injure protesters if they are “fleeing for safety from a mob.”

A portion of the proposal reads, “Driver is NOT liable for injury or death caused if fleeing for safety from a mob.”

Protections for police officers

The proposed law would also include protections for individual police officers and departments at risk of losing funding.

“Florida cities that enact any legislation aimed at reducing funding allocated to their police forces amid activists [sic] call to ‘defund the police’ would have their access to state grants and aid revoked,” Insider reported.

The bill, if passed, would deny bail to any persons arrested for a crime “during a violent or disorderly assembly” until their first court appearance.

Further, the Republican governor is calling for a mandatory six-month sentence for any persons convicted of striking a law enforcement officer “during a violent or disorderly assembly.”

A “violent or disorderly assembly,” according to the bill, is defined as a group of seven or more people who are “involved in an assembly and cause damage to property or injury to other persons.”

‘I will not allow this kind of violence’

During a Monday press conference, DeSantis said, “Our right to peacefully assemble is one of our most cherished as Americans, but throughout the country we’ve seen that right being taken advantage of by professional agitators, bent on sowing disorder and causing mayhem in our cities. I will not allow this kind of violence to occur here in Florida.”

He also added, “[The law will] require a felony if you incapacitate any of the roadways. We see people take over interstates. That is absolutely hazardous. It’s not fair to motorists who get caught up in that, so that will be unacceptable.”

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Anything else?

In May, a protester jumped on the hood of a vehicle during a demonstration in Minneapolis.

Video footage of the incident showed a driver attempting to move through the crowd that swarmed the vehicle. As the driver accelerated, the protester was forced to get off. The driver, according to reports, then made a U-turn and hit the protester, knocking them to the street.

In June, an angry mob smashed the windshield of a police patrol vehicle in Florida while it was transporting arrestees to jail. Police officers were forced to retaliate and go after the rioters.

In July, violent rioters converged on the vehicle of a 58-year-old man with cerebral palsy. The man, who was just trying to make his way down an Ohio street, said that he was worried that the demonstrators would kill him.

The list goes on and on.

What is the opposition saying about this?

Florida House Minority Leader Evan Jenne told Politico, “Most of this stuff is already illegal, [DeSantis] is just hell bent on silencing any voice of opposition. None of this is about policy … it’s about buoying President [Donald] Trump, who has slipped precipitously in the polls. It’s dog-whistle base stuff.”

Ignoring the repeated examples of protesters threatening violence against innocent drivers, the African-American Policy Forum said DeSantis’ proposal was trying to give drivers a license to mow down protesters.

“Ron DeSantis sending as loud a signal as possible that he is okay with, and would even encourage, anyone who wants to use their car or truck to mow down BLM protesters,” the organization wrote in a Monday tweet. “We should not understate how dangerous this is.”

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes added, “Today a GOP Senator released an ad jokingly (?) endorsing killing liberal journalists, and Ron De Santis introduced a bill in Florida making it legal to run over protesters with your car. So it’s not just randos in line at rallies.”

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Louisville police declare state of emergency due to fear of riots that could follow Breonna Taylor decision

The Louisville Metropolitan Police Department declared a state of emergency for the city Monday in anticipation of the unrest that could follow a grand jury decision on whether or not to charge the three officers involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor in March, NBC News reported.

“In anticipation of Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s announcement in the Breonna Taylor case, I am declaring a state of emergency for the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD),” a memo from Chief Robert J. Schroeder to officers read.

What do we know?

The emergency declaration went into effect immediately Monday, and all officer time-off requests that had not already been approved were canceled. Under the emergency guidelines, officers will work 12-hour shifts.

Windows of federal buildings in the city, including the courthouse, have been boarded up. Hearings scheduled for this week have been changed to video conferences.

Attorney General Cameron is expected to announce this week whether charges will be filed against Sgt. Brett Hankison, Officer Myles Cosgrove, and Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly in Taylor’s death. Hankison was fired from the department for “an extreme indifference to the value of human life,” while the other two have been placed on administrative leave.

The city of Louisville paid Taylor’s family $12 million last week to settle a civil lawsuit.

What do we not know?

It is currently unknown whether grand jury deliberations have begun or not, so it is also unknown exactly when an announcement will be made on the fate of the three LMPD officers.

Background

Taylor was a 26-year-old emergency medical technician. She was in her apartment with her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, when police officers in plain clothes burst in after midnight March 13. Officers had a warrant due to her connection with her ex-boyfriend, who is a convicted drug dealer.

Walker, allegedly believing a home invasion was taking place, shot one of the officers in the leg. The officers returned fire, shooting more than 20 bullets into the home, hitting Taylor five times. She died at the scene.

The incident was not widely publicized until about two months after it occurred, after which it gained national media attention. Along with the death of Ahmaud Arbery, which also made national news in May, and later the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the killings of black individuals sparked nationwide protests and riots that have persisted in the four months since.

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Three-quarters of Americans believe there will be mass protests if Donald Trump wins in November. The vast majority of those are worried about violence.

A new poll from YouGov and the Economist shows that Americans are far more concerned about how supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will react to a Donald Trump victory in November than they are about Trump supporters should Biden pull off a win.

And most voters who believe protests will happen say they are worried things will turn violent.

What are the numbers?

Nearly three-quarters — 74% — of U.S. adults believe there will likely be mass protests if President Trump wins re-election, the poll showed.

Republicans and independents are significantly less likely than Democrats to hold this view: 86% of Democrats expect protests after a Trump victory, compared to 73% of Republicans and independents.

This is not surprising considering Democrats and progressives have announced their intentions to take to the streets should Trump win a close election.

As exposed by the Daily Beast, the Fight Back Table brought progressive and left-wing groups together to game plan how protest would look following a Trump victory — or even an attempt by Trump to say he had won. From the Daily Beast:

Those involved in the conversation say this wide an array of groups has never coordinated so closely on these matters before. And the fact that they were sitting down some two months in advance of the election, was a testament to how seriously they take the complications and threats Election Day poses.

If Biden should win, the share of Americans who believe there will be mass protests drops to 44%, including 51% of Republicans, and 43% of Democrats and independents.

Will there be violence?

Among the three-quarters of Americans who believe there will be mass protests following a Trump win, 72% are worried about violence.

Democrats (77%) and Republicans (71%) who believe protests are likely if Trump wins are more likely than independents (65%) to be worried about violence, YouGov said.

That number drops nearly 10 points should Biden win. Some 63% of Americans who expect mass protests after a Biden win are worried about violence.

Again, Democrats (70%) who believe protest are likely with a Biden win are markedly more likely than Republicans (61%) and independents (61%) to be worried about violence.

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Nancy Pelosi condemns rioting as public sentiment turns against unrest: ‘They should be prosecuted’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) spoke forcefully Thursday against the riots that have been occurring with regularity for nearly four months in cities all over the country, as polling continues to show public sentiment souring on the unrest.

Pelosi and other Democrats have spent much of the last few months criticizing President Donald Trump’s use of federal law enforcement to stop violence in places like Chicago and Portland, Oregon.

“We support peaceful demonstrations, we participate in them, they are part of the essence of our democracy,” Pelosi said. “That does not include looting, starting fires, or rioting. They should be prosecuted. That is lawlessness. I’m very proud that Joe Biden has presented the clarity that, making a distinction that I don’t think our colleagues quite understand but the American people do and a poll released today said that the American people support congressional Democrats over President Trump in terms of dealing with the issue of crime in our country for all of their misrepresentations.”

Pelosi also claimed that voters support congressional Democrats to handle crime more than they trust President Trump.

Protests began in late May after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police Department officers while resisting them after they attempted to arrest him for allegedly using counterfeit money at a local store.

Anti-police protests sprung up all over the country, often devolving into dangerous riots at night time. Protesters in Seattle took over blocks of the city and occupied a police precinct. Further police violence incidents, such as the shooting of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta and the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, sparked renewed protests and violence.

Portland, which has long dealt with general unrest often inflamed by Antifa, has seen some form of protests in the streets for more than 100 days in a row. Former GOP congressman Trey Gowdy criticized Pelosi for her late condemnation of the ongoing violence.

“You can be 100% behind law and order and law enforcement, or you can be, in her case, 100 days behind them,” Gowdy said on Fox News. “It’s been about 100 days. In that time, she had time to compare cops to stormtroopers. She had time to call [House Minority Leadaer] Kevin McCarthy the ‘enemy of the state.’ She had time to get her hair done … but she had no time to defend law enforcement until the polls started tightening.”

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Trump supporter goes viral for protest remarks: ‘He’s done more for the black community’ than ‘any other president’

Video of a black Trump supporter singing the president’s praises has gone viral.

The footage, taken at a Nevada campaign stop, shows the man lauding President Donald Trump for his work with the black community, and for what he’s doing for small businesses across the country.

Team Trump shared the video across its social networking platforms, where it went viral.

What are the details of the video?

The video was captioned, “Supporter at #Nevada Peaceful Protest: ‘I support the president because he’s done more for the black community — all Americans really — than any other president in my lifetime.'”

The supporter added, “I’m happy with what he’s doing for businesses, small businesses, [and trying to] get us reopened.”

The video, at the time of this writing, has been liked more than 31,000 times.

‘The Democrats’ playbook is no black can leave the plantation’

Just last week, civil rights attorney Leo Terrell — a decades-long Democratic voter — spoke out against remarks made by “The View’s” Sunny Hostin in which she said that black conservative voters were Republican Party “props.”

“[Y]ou hear all of this coming from the Trump campaign about how black people have nothing to lose and they are gonna overwhelmingly vote for Trump, and you had all the black people props all over the RNC talking about all the stuff they’ve done for the black community,” Hostin said about the Republican National Convention. “You heard [former White House press secretary] Sarah Sanders yesterday talking about all the things that have been done for the black community by the Trump administration.”

Terrell snapped back at Hostin, telling Fox News’ Sean Hannity that he was no prop.

“See, the Democrats’ playbook is no black can leave the plantation,” he said. “We have to remain, if not, we will be called names. I’ve been called names recently, but here’s the point: I want to speak directly to Sunny from ‘The View.’ I have news for you, Sunny. Tim Scott is not a prop. Alice Johnson is not a prop. And the wife of David Dorn is not a prop.”

“I have 30 years invested with the left side, I know what the left side has done,” he insisted. “I freely decided to vote Republican. No pay, it’s because I love this country. … When you make this argument, as a lawyer, you should be ashamed of yourself to call black Republicans a ‘prop.’ That is a personal attack.”

‘You get paid to shape a liberal narrative’

In July, black Democratic Trump supporter Vernon Jones lit into MSNBC host Craig Melvin for suggesting that he was being paid by the Trump re-election campaign.

“Let me be clear,” Jones told Melvin at the time. “You get paid to shape a liberal narrative. You get paid to attack this president. I don’t get a dime from this president. I don’t get a dime from the campaign. Everything I’ve done has been me and based on my principles.”

He continued, “It’s what I can do for my country, and you need to accept that many other African Americans and others support this president because of his policies. And to insult me to say, ‘Am I getting paid?’ — that is disgraceful, that is horrible, and that’s representative of MSNBC and their narrative to keep blacks silent who happen to support this president.”

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‘Y’all gonna die one by one’: BLM activists storm hospital where ambushed officers taken, block exits

After two Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies sustained multiple gunshot wounds upon being ambushed while sitting in their patrol vehicle on Saturday, alleged Black Lives Matters protesters stormed the hospital where the officers were transported to for emergency surgery.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office, protesters attempted to block the entrance and exit of the hospital. Protesters also shouted that they hoped the injured officers died.

“To the protesters blocking the entrance & exit of the HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM yelling ‘We hope they die’ referring to 2 LA Sheriff’s ambushed today in #Compton: DO NOT BLOCK EMERGENCY ENTRIES & EXITS TO THE HOSPITAL. People’s lives are at stake when ambulances can’t get through,” the agency said.

Video taken from outside the hospital showed one protester tell law enforcement officers standing guard outside the hospital, “I hope they f***ing die,” referring to the injured officers.

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Other video taken from outside the hospital showed the alleged BLM activists berate the officers who guarded the hospital’s perimeter.

The activists told the officers, “you’re next” and “y’all gonna die one by one.”

“Y’all ain’t s***. F*** that b***h,” one activist is heard saying.

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One witness told KABC-TV that he heard the protesters say “death to the police” and “kill the police.”

That same witness also told the news outlet that he saw the protesters attempt to breach the hospital.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office said police arrested two individuals, including one member of the press.

After deputies issued a dispersal order for the unlawful assembly of a group of protesters blocking the hospital emergency entrance & exits, a male adult protester refused to comply & cooperate. During his arrest, a struggle ensued at which time a female adult ran towards the deputies, ignored repeated commands to stay back as they struggled with the male and interfered with the arrest. The female adult, who was later identified as a member of the press, did not identify herself as press and later admitted she did not have proper press credentials on her person. Both individuals have been arrested for 148 P.C.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, a Democrat, responded by condemning the protesters.

“There’s no place in civilized society for anybody to draw an arm and to shoot our law enforcement officers that put their lives on the line. And I won’t ever let a couple voices that not only are uncalled for, but it’s abhorrent to say something like that when we have two deputies in grave condition,” Garcetti said Sunday on CNN.

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Black Lives Matter and NYPD clash after protest stops traffic on George Washington Bridge: ‘We shut s*** down!’

A Black Lives Matter protest shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge on Saturday. BLM supporters and NYPD clashed as police attempted to unblock the George Washington Bridge after traffic was ground to a halt.

For about an hour on Saturday night, Black Lives Matter demonstrators marched across the George Washington Bridge to the 34th precinct station house in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. About 100 protesters blocked all cars and trucks from passing. The crowd boasted that they were on the bridge to “shut s*** down!”

Agitators used construction cones to block cars from driving on the George Washington Bridge.

Hawk Newsome, leader of the Greater New York chapter of Black Lives Matter, said they shut down the bridge “for our Sisters and Brothers who had their lives stolen by AmeriKKKa.”

Newsome added that three BLM agitators were arrested during the demonstration, and urged his followers on social media to call the 34th precinct for their release. “FREE THE TEAM!!! Pigs at the 34th are not picking up the phone. CALL UNTIL THEY DO FREE,” he wrote. Newsome boasted “our city” during the shutdown of the bridge.

“Look how much power we had. We sat on the bridge for 20 minutes. We shut the whole city down,” one protester bragged, according to the New York Post.

Nearly 300,000 vehicles used the George Washington Bridge in 2016, a double-deck suspension bridge that connects New York City with New Jersey.

After crossing the bridge, tensions between the BLM protesters and NYPD cops flared outside the 34th precinct in Manhattan. Several people were arrested during the protest in New York City.

Some protesters then set their sights on New York City diners. “Sorry to interrupt your dinner, it’s a revolution,” one demonstrator said to people dining on Saturday night in NYC. Last week, violent Black Lives Matter protesters vowed to prevent diners from eating at outdoor restaurants in Rochester and Pittsburgh.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gave an interview to BlazeTV’s Steven Crowder last week, where he suggested that the riots erupting in American cities are likely a coordinated effort funded by corporate America.

“We’re seeing these people … some of the same people are in Portland, Kenosha, D.C., Louisville,” Paul said. “How are they getting there? They’re staying at the [Willard Hotel] — the Willard Hotel might be $500 to $1,000 a night — who’s paying for them to stay in the Willard Hotel? Who’s paying for them to have air flight? Who’s paying them to do this?”

“And here’s the sad truth of it,” he explained. “It’s probably not going to be a sinister name like George Soros, it’s going to be corporate America.”

“Corporate America is giving money to Black Lives Matter, and my guess is, if we follow the money, the people who paid for the plane tickets and the hotels and the people who continue to do this, is Black Lives Matter,” Paul continued. “People should not be giving money to a group that is then funding thuggery.”

Paul advocated that instead of funding Black Lives Matter, people should consider giving their money to the United Negro College Fund or the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.


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BLACK LIVES MATTER THUGS DESTROY U-HAUL TRUCKS OWNED BY A BLACK BUSINESSMAN IN ROCHESTER

This article was originally published by Duncan Smith at The National Sentinal. 

If you needed more proof that the thuggish Black Lives Matter movement isn’t really about black lives but instead is a front for a domestic terrorist organization, here you go.

You may have heard of new demonstrations (riots) in Rochester, NY, Friday following the death of a black man in police custody.

The man in question, Daniel Prude, died after having an anti-spit bag placed over his head, per department policy. And he didn’t die right away.

In any event, that took place in March. But suddenly, it’s an ‘issue’ and one that requires a riot that injured eight Rochester police officers, some of them bad enough to be hospitalized.

And naturally, nothing accomplishes the objective of achieving ‘justice’ like breaking things, destroying livelihoods, and burning businesses down — including those belonging to black business owners.

The Epoch Times reports:

A Rochester, New York man said parts of his business were set on fire during riots following the death of a black man who died in police custody in March.

A local reporter, Charles Molineaux, took photos of the destruction of a business owned by Jesse Barksdale. It appeared that he put up a ‘Proud to be Black Owned’ sign near his business, which appeared to have been ignored by rioters.

‘Multiple trucks on fire at U-Haul on State Street at Brown. Rochester fire just arriving now,’ Molineaux said on Sunday morning. He posted photos of the vehicles on fire, also showing fire department officials responding to the alleged arson incident.

 

 

‘Three U-Haul trucks destroyed at J-Ribs on State Street. Owner Jesse Barksdale says he was bounced out of bed to respond. Livid over the destruction of his business,’ he wrote.

 

 

Barksdale’s business was listed in June on the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle’s website as a black-owned business that needs ‘support right now.’

But Barksdale didn’t get support.

He instead got the wrath of mindless BLM mobsters who don’t really care a whit about black lives — or anyone else’s, for that matter.

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BLM activists demand African-American horse owner boycott Kentucky Derby — but he says no way

Black Lives Matter activists are calling for African-American horse owner Greg Harbut to pull out of the Kentucky Derby, CNN reports — but Harbut refuses.

Activists insist Harbut boycott the annual event in order to protest the police killing of Louisville, Kentucky, resident Breonna Taylor.

What are the details?

Harbut, 35, says he will not pull out of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby because of the very fact that he is an African-American.

“I stand with Black Lives Matter, and I stand for justice for Breonna Taylor,” he told the network. “But as an African-American man involved in an industry that’s not very inclusive to people who look like me, there’s no way that I could sit out on one of the largest race days in the U.S. and not bring awareness to the contributions that African-Americans have given to horse racing.”

Harbut — who owns horse Necker Island — explained that his presence in the event is a continuation of important contributions to the history of African-Americans participating in the Kentucky Derby.

“The history of the Kentucky Derby started with African-Americans,” he said. “The first horse, Aristides, was trained by an African-American named Ansel Williamson and ridden by an African-American jockey named Oliver Lewis.”

He continued, “[W]e are the only black representation in the Kentucky Derby this year. There hasn’t been any representation for us for the past 13 years.”

Harbut added that he has high hopes to “strategically bring other African-Americans into this industry and onto the national stage.”

What else?

In the weeks leading up to the Kentucky Derby, several activist groups and coalitions have demanded the derby be cancelled amid the ongoing police brutality protests.

One such group, the Justice and Freedom Coalition, said that a boycott of the annual event was necessary in order to “put much-needed pressure on the state to not only complete a thorough investigation of Ms. Taylor’s case, but to send a clear message that we will not allow these injustices to continue.”

Churchill Downs, which hosts the Kentucky Derby, in a Thursday statement promised that the race would go on.

“We know there are some who disagree with our decision to run the Kentucky Derby this year,” the statement read. “We respect that point of view but made our decision in the belief that traditions can remind us of what binds us together as Americans, even as we seek to acknowledge and repair the terrible pain that rends us apart.”


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Violent BLM protesters attack outdoor diners in New York, cause panic in streets while climbing onto roofs of residents’ homes

Dangerous protesters converged on Rochester, New York, for the third night in a row following the release of the footage showing local authorities arresting Daniel Prude.

Who is Daniel Prude?

Prude — who was discovered running around the city streets naked and reportedly high on PCP in March — died following the detainment by Rochester police. Authorities placed a spit hood on Prude during the arrest, and reportedly pressed his face into the pavement.

His family is now calling for the officers involved in Prude’s arrest to be charged with murder.

An autopsy report from the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Prude died as a result of “complications of asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint due to excited delirium due to acute phencyclidine intoxication,” which is “an indication that Prude might have been high on PCP.”

As of Thursday, seven officers involved in Prude’s detainment were suspended pending an investigation into the matter.

What are the details?

Now-viral social media clips show a vast crowd of protesters descending on unwitting outdoor diners in Rochester on Friday night, forcing patrons to leave while smashing up tables and throwing chairs.

One protester can be heard screaming, “We’re shutting your party down!”

Many of the diners begin to panic over the growing crowd — which reportedly contained at least 1,000 demonstrators — and tripped over one another in attempting to flee the outdoor dining area.

The crowd can also be heard chanting Prude’s name, and demanding, “If you don’t give us our s***, we shut s*** down!”

(Content warning: Rough language):

Authorities ultimately determined the protest to be an unlawful assembly, and despite local police efforts to quell the riots with crowd-control measures, many demonstrators reportedly refused to back down.

Rioters later also reportedly began taking to residential areas, and could be seen climbing on roofs. Demonstrators reportedly set fire to at least one city bus stop during the overnight melee.

Human Events Managing Editor Ian Miles Cheong tweeted a video that was reportedly filmed at the scene, captioning it, “Black Lives Matter activists are now climbing onto people’s homes in Rochester.”

(Content warning: Rough language):

Another video sees at least one demonstrator insisting that any protest efforts be aimed “toward the white folks.”

“We gonna put matters into our own hands if justice don’t come,” another protester adds. “I’m being honest with you. We got a 100,000 deep, ready. Ya’ll need to know that.”

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VIDEO: Car rams into crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in Times Square

A car rammed into a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in New York City. Videos on Twitter show the chaotic scene as a black Ford Taurus drives through a crowd of approximately 350 people protesting in Times Square against police brutality shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Video shows the vehicle, which has blacked-out windows and a push bumper in the front of the car, stop in front of demonstrators who blocked the street with their bikes. Then the driver suddenly accelerates into the group of protesters, forcing demonstrators to jump out of the way. Some people used their bicycles to try to smash the car as it sped down 46th Street.

With the crowd chasing the car, the Taurus zipped down the street and made a right onto another road.

The NYPD said there were no reports of injuries from the event, but there is one Twitter video of a woman in the crowd yelling, “We need a medic!” An alleged witness wrote, “A few people and bikes hit but I only see minor injuries.”

The NYPD said they had launched an investigation and stressed that the vehicle “is NOT an NYPD vehicle.”

Thursday night’s protests in New York City focused on Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old black man who died in March after being arrested by Rochester police.

Prude’s brother called 911 to request help after the man was suffering from a mental episode. Authorities released bodycam footage of Prude’s arrest, which shows police officers placing the naked man in a spit hood after he refused to stop spitting. Police held Prude on the pavement for two minutes, and one officer is seen placing a knee on his back.

The Monroe County medical examiner’s office determined Prude’s cause of death from “complications of asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint.” Other factors, such as acute PCP intoxication and “excited delirium,” also contributed to the man’s death.

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced on Thursday that the seven police officers involved in the arrest of Prude had been suspended.

“Mr. Daniel Prude was failed by our police department, our mental health care system, our society, and he was failed by me,” Warren said. “I’m filled with grief, and anger at myself for all the failures that lead to his death.”

Prude had been taken into custody for a mental health evaluation about eight hours before the encounter.

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President Trump says he doesn’t want his supporters confronting rioters: ‘Leave it to law enforcement’

After some high-profile and deadly clashes between rioters and people seeking to defend property from destruction, President Donald Trump urged his supporters to allow law enforcement to handle riots and not to take matters into their own hands.

During an interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham, the president seemed to try to tone down some of the conflict between citizens in the streets of numerous American cities.

“Do you want your supporters to confront the left-wing protesters, or do you want to leave it to law enforcement?” Ingraham asked the president.

“No. No, no, I don’t want them. I want to leave it to law enforcement,” Trump responded. “But my supporters are wonderful, hard-working, tremendous people. And they turn on their television set, and they look at a Portland, or they look at a Kenosha, before I got involved and stopped it, or they look at Chicago, where 78 people were shot last weekend and numerous people died, or they look at New York, where violence is up by like, what? 150%. … They’re looking at all of this, and they can’t believe it.”

A Trump supporter was killed in Portland during a protest, and the suspect in that case identified himself as being a member of Antifa.

President Trump angered some of his opponents by not condemning Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old Trump supporter from Illinois who has been charged with two homicides for allegedly shooting two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin during riots.

“I guess he was in very big trouble,” Trump said when asked about Rittenhouse. “He would have been, he probably would have been killed. But it’s under — it’s under investigation.”

The president is traveling to Kenosha on Tuesday to meet with law enforcement officials and survey the severe damage that was causes last week by days of riots that left entire city blocks burned to the ground.

This latest round of national unrest was triggered by the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The shooting is still under investigation, but police have said they were attempting to arrest Blake for his involvement in a domestic disturbance and for a third-degree sexual assault warrant. Blake resisted arrest and was shot seven times in the back when he reached into his car. Police say they found a knife near where he was reaching.

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Black man killed by sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles after they confront him for riding bike illegally

Protests broke out in south Los Angeles on Monday after Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a black man they stopped for riding a bike illegally, ABC News reported.

The speed with which anti-police protests mobilized after the shooting highlight the extreme tension surrounding the issue of police violence against minorities. A day later, there are still few details available on the incident, and the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department is urging the public to be patient with the investigation.

“Give us time to conduct our investigation,” Lt. Brandon Dean said, according to the Los Angeles Times. “We will get all of the facts of this case and eventually present them.”

What happened?

According to Dean, two deputies saw a man riding a bike in violation of vehicle codes Monday afternoon. Dean said he doesn’t know what the specific violation was.

The deputies confronted the man, who has been identified as 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee. Dean said that Kizzee dropped his bike and fled when the deputies attempted to make contact with him.

They caught up to Kizzee after about a block, and Kizzee allegedly punched one of them in the face. During the altercation, Kizzee dropped a bundle of clothes he was carrying, and the deputies spotted a gun on the ground in the clothes. Both deputies shot Kizzee, killing him.

A witness video posted to social media shows a clip of the deputies chasing Kizzee down the street, and a subsequent clip shows the moments after they shot him.

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What we still don’t know

There are crucial details missing at this time, as authorities continue to investigate the shooting. We don’t know what the initial violation was that caused the deputies to pursue Kizzee. We don’t know whether Kizzee was in legal possession of the weapon he was carrying. We don’t know whether Kizzee was attempting to reach for or use his weapon against the deputies when they shot him or whether he simply dropped it on the ground.

Still, a large group of protesters marched on the sheriff’s department Monday evening and night, chanting and protesting what they believe was another unjust killing of a black man. In the past six months, the police killings of Breonna Taylor in Louisville and George Floyd in Minneapolis and most recently the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, have spurred a perpetual state of protest and rioting in some parts of the United States.

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Disturbing video shows BLM protesters block police vehicle, attempt to open door — but officer fights back

Black Lives Matter protesters, many of whom participated in the March on Washington, shut down major highways across the nation’s capital city Friday night. Videos taken of protesters showed them harassing motorists and police.

What do the videos show?

One disturbing video showed protesters surround a police vehicle and seemingly try and rip that police officer from the vehicle. The video shows protesters attempt to open the vehicle door as the officer inside fights back.

A loud “pop” is then heard, though it was not clear where the sound came from or what made the sound.

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Another video showed protesters harass a motorist who had become obviously distressed by the protesters and their blocking of the roadway.

“Ha ha, he’s scared as f***,” one of the protesters mocked.

“You have to go home and I don’t give a f***” another protester said. “I don’t give a f***.”

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What’s the background?

People from across the nation gathered in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for the 57th March on Washington, commemorating the 1963 March on Washington during which Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famed “I Have A Dream” speech.

According to the Washington Post, hundreds of demonstrators stayed in the city after festivities for the March on Washington had ended. Protesters temporarily blocked several major roadways, including entrances and exits into the city.

One protester told the Post their goal was to “choke the city.”

From the Post:

Most of the protesters at Ninth Street wore all black, and many wore goggles and helmets on their heads. One person carried a bat, and another man wore what appeared to be a bulletproof vest.

Blocking highways is a protest tactic regularly used by Black Lives Matter protesters.

Benjamin Jealous, former president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, told the Wall Street Journal that blocking highways is used by demonstrators “who feel like they have no other way to get their community and the world to stop and take notice of what’s happened.”

Unfortunately, though, blocking roadways can have deadly consequences.

In fact, just last month, a protester was struck and killed on a Seattle highway.

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CNN guest says COVID-19 isn’t as big a concern for social justice protests because racism is a ‘public health crisis’

While discussing social distancing on CNN, Dr. Rob Davidson said that the lack of COVID-19 precautions at social justice protests aren’t as concerning as the crowd at the White House for President Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention speech, because racism is a public health issue.

Members of the media heavily criticized President Trump for allowing 1,500 people to sit in close quarters outside the White House for his Thursday night speech, citing the risk of COVID-19 spread since attendees weren’t required to be tested for the virus, and very few people wore masks.

On Friday, however, thousands of people marched in Washington, D.C., in protest of police brutality against minorities. The protest was labeled as a “March on Washington” with the official title, “Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks,” a reference to the Minneapolis Police Department killing of George Floyd.

Here’s what Dr. Davidson had to say about the RNC gathering:

“I was very concerned about the White House event last night, 1,500 people packed shoulder-to-shoulder, the head of the White House coronavirus task force in attendance without a mask, with his family and his elderly mother without a mask, and it’s concerning. We know people weren’t tested, only people in direct contact with President Trump had tests done. So I think we are going to see cases come out of that, and it’s just modeling bad behavior.”

And here’s what he had to say about the protest:

“Now when you juxtapose that with what’s going on in Washington, D.C. right now, people mostly wearing masks. Now true there is social distancing issues, however this is a public health crisis they are marching against. Systemic racism has taken so many lives in this country throughout our history. … I just think that when you’re marching against a public health emergency, you do every risk mitigation procedure you can, but we understand that you have to do the risk-benefit analysis, and the folks there are doing something very important today.”

Davidson draws the distinction that many protesters are wearing masks. However, one of the greatest concerns public health experts have consistently raised about mask use is that they fear people who wear masks will then neglect social distancing, leading to more spread of the virus.

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WATCH: CNN’s Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon FINALLY acknowledge the violent riots — but their reason is DISGUSTING

CNN’s Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon have finally decided it’s time for the Democrats and Joe Biden to call out the violent riots in our streets — but not because of the death and destruction or even the economic toll on the communities.

“You may be asking yourself, ‘Why now? Why is it that the same media constantly encouraging and perpetuating race wars in the streets of America are suddenly ready to call out these buffoons and thugs rioting in the streets for what they actually are?'” BlazeTV’s Sara Gonzales, host of “News and Why it Matters,” said.

Turns out, CNN’s dynamic duo arrived at the conclusion that riots are a problem because they’re hurting Democrats in the polls.

“OK so, all of the death and destruction — these yahoos are completely fine overlooking all of that, until it turns out that the average American in the focus group doesn’t really think it’s all that cool. And now it’s reflecting in the polling, which is super duper inconvenient when your entire life revolves around demonizing a president instead of focusing on truth and facts,” Sara said.

“That is why President Trump calls these guys ‘the enemy of the people.’ They are the most dishonest, disgusting people who walk the face of this Earth and I, for one, can’t wait to watch their heads explode when we get four more years.”

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