Sigh …

We have such a long way to go.

Police: ‘Umbrella Man’ was a white supremacist trying to incite Floyd rioting 

A masked man who was seen in a viral video smashing the windows of a south Minneapolis auto parts store during the George Floyd protests, earning him the moniker “Umbrella Man,” is suspected to be a member of the Hell’s Angels biker gang seeking to incite racial tension in a demonstration that until then had been peaceful, police said.

I’m shocked. (sarcasm mine)

Source: Police: ‘Umbrella Man’ was a white supremacist trying to incite Floyd rioting – StarTribune.com

John R. Lewis, front-line civil rights leader and eminence of Capitol Hill, dies at 80 

“I have been in some kind of fight — for freedom, equality, basic human rights — for nearly my entire life,” he said in a statement. “I have never faced a fight quite like the one I have now.”
Rep. John R. Lewis

Source: John R. Lewis, front-line civil rights leader and eminence of Capitol Hill, dies at 80 – The Washington Post

Boogaloo and other far-right extremists use violence to try to inflame protests 

A far-right extremist movement born on social media and fueled by anti-government rhetoric has emerged as a real-world threat in recent weeks, with federal authorities accusing some of its adherents of working to spark violence at largely peaceful protests roiling the nation.

Source: Boogaloo and other far-right extremists use violence to try to inflame protests – The Washington Post

This May 29 surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows a van with the passenger side door open as someone fires at a security kiosk at a federal building in Oakland. (FBI/AP)

Trump picks Tulsa on Juneteenth for return to campaign rallies

Tulsa has its own troubling history on race. Its once-thriving African American business community was decimated in 1921, when a racist white mob killed hundreds of black residents.

BTW, how’s that speech on race relations/racism going?  I can’t wait to hear a white nationalist’s take on the subject! #StephenMiller

Source: Trump picks Tulsa on Juneteenth for return to campaign rallies