Missouri governor declares state of emergency.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and has implemented a curfew for residents of Ferguson from midnight to 5am, following late Friday night looting sprees.
However, reports have emerged claiming police were ordered to stand down and allow businesses to be ransacked.
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
Police in Ferguson released a video tape allegedly showing slain teen Michael Brown robbing a store even though the Justice Department warned that doing so could inflame racial tensions, CNN is reporting.
Ferguson cops had wanted to release the video on Thursday but held off when federal officials asked them not to release the tape, an unnamed law enforcement official told CNN. That tape allegedly showed Brown stealing cigars from a convenience store before a police officer shot the unarmed 18-year-old in the street last weekend.
Despite holding off Thursday, Ferguson police still decided to release the tape Friday over the Justice Department’s objections, according to CNN.
The Justice Department may have been correct about the effect the tape would have.
After a period of relative calm on Thursday night, protests got ugly again on Friday after police released the tape of Brown and revealed that he was a suspect in a robbery the day he was killed last weekend. Police may have made the situation even worse when they revealed later Friday that the officer who killed Brown did not even know he was a robbery suspect — a detail that suggests the convenience-store tape isn’t relevant to the shooting.
Brown’s family released a statement Friday declaring they were “beyond outraged” at the “character assassination” of their son.
The killing of the unarmed teen in broad daylight on Saturday, Aug. 9 sparked outrage in Ferguson, a city of 21,000 that’s a suburb of St. Louis. The city is 67% black but only three members of the 53-member police force there are African-American. Tensions between the local police and community members have likely been simmering for decades, and they erupted into angry protests after Brown’s death.
Members of the Ferguson police and St. Louis County police responded to those protests with riot gear, tear gas, and police dogs — a display that has started a national conversation about America’s increasingly militarized police forces. Local police were also widely criticized for a lack of transparency about the shooting and for arresting prominent journalists who were covering its aftermath.
A member of the St. Louis County Police Department points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
The situation began to improve, albeit briefly, after the state’s governor, Jay Nixon, relieved local cops Thursday and brought in the state’s highway patrol to police the protests. That patrol was led by Capt. Ron Johnson, an African-American and a native of Ferguson, who encouraged members of the patrol to mingle with protesters.
If you’re an anti-white racist living in the Ferguson, MO area, then you’re getting some great advice on Twitter these days.
Disgruntled agitators whose ancestors might have been enslaved at one time are advising you to take your lawless looting and pillaging to the white neighborhoods, thank you very much.
Let’s just call it “forced reparations.”
Also, it’s payback to the police for shooting and killing an unarmed black teen. After all, what better way to enforce your sense of justice against a police department than by tearing apart an area where white people live?
Here are some choice words, courtesy of the grievance industry:
We’re certain that all of those tweets are from very sensible, voting Republicans.
Unfortunately, the mainstream media simply won’t help these people get the word out that it’s very important to only loot areas where descendents of slave owners live. Some cynics might think that this because the mainstream media doesn’t want to forward a narrative that there actually is such a thing as bitter, harsh, violent anti-white racism. But that’s just silly.
The good news is that Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are on their way to Ferguson. Their presence should definitely nurture the anti-white sentiments that already exist there and create conditions favorable to more looting in white neighborhoods.
Yep, the United States is so racist that Kanye West was able to become a multi-multi millionaire here. He probably does need to travel more to find out how little racism affects success in the United States compared to most of the rest of the world. This reminds me of when Johnny Depp said he and his family were moving to Paris, France because the United States was too violent. Then the reality of Muslim riots in Paris with many cars being burned each night set in. Remember that? Yeah, after a few years Depp moved back to the States. Kanye West leaving the U.S. because it is so racist? The U.S. is so racist that it allows you to come and go as you please on your own private jet Kanye. What an elitist ignoramus.
Recently, rapper and egomaniac Kanye West made headlines after a racist comment was directed at his fiancé Kim Kardashian. The incident led to Kanye punching a teenager in the face.
According to reports, Kim was entering a medical building in California when the teenager called her a “n-word” lover. After being told that he should not use the word, the teenager allegedly threatened to murder Kim.
When Kanye heard of the news, he walked up to the teen and punched him in the face. Now, it appears that the rapper is threatening to leave the United States, claiming that he is dreading explaining to his daughter the negativity in American culture, society, and history.
According to West, “we’ve got enough money to buy our own island or some sh*t. I’ll be damned if I raise my daughter around ignorance and flat-out blatant racism.