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)

Jerry Falwell Jr. apologizes for tweet, Liberty’s director of diversity resigns 

The images, which Falwell deleted and apologized for on Monday, were intending to mock Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam but upset many.

I find it amusing that Liberty had a Director of Diversity. Just sayin’.

Source: Jerry Falwell Jr. apologizes for tweet, Liberty’s director of diversity resigns – The Washington Post

Michigan father asks another, ‘Why didn’t you stay in Mexico?’ at school meeting on racism incidents

Apparently, he left the MAGA hat in the car.

Adrian Iraola, an immigrant from Mexico, was discussing racist taunts faced by his three kids in high school when a man in the audience interrupted him.

Source: Michigan father asks another, ‘Why didn’t you stay in Mexico?’ at school meeting on racism incidents – The Washington Post