AP finds most arrested in protests aren't leftist radicals
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump portrays the hundreds of people arrested nationwide in protests against racial injustice as violent urban left-wing radicals. And they argue federal authorities appear to be cracking down on protesters in an effort to stymie demonstrations. In some cases, prosecutors have gone so far as appealing judge's orders to release defendants. More than 40% of those facing federal charges are white. Attorneys for those facing federal charges either declined to comment or didn’t respond to messages from the AP.
Did the 1984 New York City Subway Shooter Act Out of Fear or Racial Motivation?
The New York City subway is the veins and arteries of the Big Apple. New York City in the mid-1980s was dirty, dangerous, and dilapidated; it was climbing from the wreckage of the financial crisis of the late 1970s. “Like all social services in New York City, like all municipal services throughout this city... the subways sucked. Split City“People are looking for a hero or they are looking for a villain,” Goetz told authorities during his 1984 interrogation. In 2001, he ran for mayor of New York City, but lost.