A local newscaster in the San Francisco Bay Area this morning announcing breathlessly that "Oakland businesses awakened to smashed windows after a peaceful protest last night"....really? Seriously?
Watching the coverage on TV and listening on radio was a teeth-grinding exercise in frustration as WHITE teenagers from international A.N.S.W.E.R. and other local hoodlums fanned out across Oakland after the Oscar Grant verdict was announced. For those not following the case, a young man who a transit cop thought was pulling a gun, instead was shot and killed by Johannes Meserhle. He got second degree manslaughter.
But the rent-a-thugs are never one to let a good crisis go to waste. Footlocker was hit hard and a lot of sneakers went walking out the door.
Read more at Uncoverage.net.
Oakland, CA--Why is Rioting the Black Community's Answer to Tragedy? (video of looting in this post) (photos hat tip Zombie)