That worked out well. And as much as I admire Dr King, look at what's happening more than half a century after his death. No justice, no peace. This might as well have said 'blessed is the status quo.' https://twitter.com/Imamofpeace/status/1266396420245876737
I did a speech about riots at the NUJ after the 2011 civil disorder. It's a bit all over the place because I hadn't prepared. It all came spilling out. Most of it is here. But stand by it https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/opendemocracyuk/wilful-ignorance-media-journalism-riots-tony-evans/
The media's wilful ignorance over England's riots
A brave speech from the football editor of The Times attacks journalists' collective failure to get to the truth behind the riots that erupted across England earlier this month.https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/opendemocracyuk/wilful-ignorance-media-journalism-riots-tony-evans/
Already the narrative is growing that the trouble in Minnesota is caused by outsiders (Heysel, anyone?). Follow it back through history, you can see it in almost every riotous situation. It's deflection. The people closest to the situation are the angriest.
I was in Los Angeles for the Rodney King riots. Same crap. Outsiders. More interested in looting. Just troublemakers. If you believe that you can ignore the deep and dangerous underlying social issues. And you're most likely a racist