Originally Posted by pjl35
That said - if some protesting Floyd and those issues HAVE resorted to destruction, I don't entirely blame them. They have tried everything for YEARS and are rightfully frustrated. That doesn't make it "ok," but I won't prioritize avoiding some property damage over the death of a man and countless others. Iím also in no position to tell black people and others who experience racism daily how to feel or respond to this. Try as I might, I will never know what it must be like to be in their shoes.
I don't blame them, and I certainly don't think the rage is unjustified.
What I do think, though, is that history would indicate that rage and destruction met w/ rage and destruction generally does not result in meaningful or lasting change....