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Reports coming from MaComb Saturday night say police are overtaking the streets as riots broke out on and around the Western Illinois campus.
Witnesses are posting pictures on facebook like these, showing dozens of police around Wheeler Street.
A spokesperson from the McDonough County Sheriff's department says authorities from several agencies started breaking up riots around 6:00 p.m. Saturday, due to the Wheeler Block party.
That's a yearly party held on Wheeler Street, that many Western...
Originally posted by coldkidc
reply to post by Expat888
That's the truth.
I wonder how many people under 30 are aware of the Kent state massacre.
It's one of those events that was earth shatteringly important yet somehow it's managed to fade into the annals of American history.
Seemed like something more expected from a dictatorship...they do say that actions are louder than words.
By the way - It happened on May 4th - 31 years ago.