It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Similarly, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young issued a statement decrying "pockets of ruffians" who marred an otherwise peaceful demonstration and asking "anyone not interested in peacefully seeking justice to please leave our city." He also thanked the protesters who tried to intervene when others started to break the law.
"We all have a constitutional right to peacefully assemble and protest," he said in a statement. "But we do not, however, have a right to visit destruction and harm upon the innocent," said Sunday in a statement.
“I am asking all of you out there looting to stop it. Please stop it. It’s hurting the city of Baltimore in more ways than one. We you loot the CVS store that means that your relatives who work in those stores can’t go to work, so they can’t get paid. There’s a ripple effect. This has gone from being a protest to rioting. This is not the protesters. These are people rioting and destroying property and looting. We have to put an end to it.”
originally posted by: Logarock
Well lets see....we have a black female mayor, a black city council president and a well know civil rights minister calling for order........and dam if the folks will listen.
Folks don't trust these black city leaders can even get to the truth of the matter? Don't give a dam anyway? Wont even listen to the president?
And we have always been taught that more minority representation is what is needed.