Some protests against police brutality take a more confrontational approach

Some protests against police brutality take a more confrontational approach
Mark and Patricia McCloskey defend their home from a mob invading thei neighborhood and property. Twitter video via TH

[Ed. – So the Times is OK taking sides with the homeowner so long as he’s black.]

Terrance Moses was watching protesters against police brutality march down his quiet residential street one recent evening when some in the group of a few hundred suddenly stopped and started yelling.

Mr. Moses was initially not sure what the protesters were upset about, but as he got closer, he saw it: His neighbors had an American flag on display.

“It went from a peaceful march, calling out the names, to all of a sudden, bang, ‘How dare you fly the American flag?’” said Mr. Moses, who is Black. … “They said take it down. They wouldn’t leave. They said they’re going to come back and burn the house down.”

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Mr. Moses and others blocked the demonstrators and told them to leave.

“We don’t go around terrorizing folks to try and force them to do something they don’t want to do,” said Mr. Moses. …

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