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North Carolina City Votes Unanimously to Provide Reparations For Black People

Residents ask why they should pay for slavery.

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A city in North Carolina has voted unanimously to provide slavery reparations for black people in the form of “investments in areas where black residents face disparities.”

The City Council of Asheville passed voted 7-0 to approve the measure, which will create a Community Reparations Commission that will decide on where resources should be directed

The resolution states that black people have been unjustly enslaved, segregated and incarcerated, as well as facing discrimination in the fields of housing, public transportation and food deserts.

“Systemic racism was created over centuries and will take time to dismantle,” states the resolution, which is aimed at “increasing minority home ownership and access to other affordable housing, increasing minority business ownership and career opportunities, strategies to grow equity and generational wealth, closing the gaps in health care, education, employment and pay, neighborhood safety and fairness within criminal justice.”

Councilwoman Sheneika Smith responded to complaints from residents asking why they should pay for slavery by telling the Citizen Times, “”(Slavery) is this institution that serves as the starting point for the building of the strong economic floor for white America, while attempting to keep Blacks subordinate forever to its progress.”

Her fellow Councilman Keith Young said that removing statues was not enough and that “systemic racism” could only be ended by redistributing resources.

“Hundreds of years of black blood spilled that basically fills the cup we drink from today,” said Young.

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Seattle Business Owners Who Had Windows Smashed by BLM Say They Still Support BLM

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Seattle business owners who have seen the windows of their premises repeatedly smashed by Black Lives Matter protesters assert that they still support the organization.

The business owners told KOMO News they were “fed up” after eight premises were targeted by vandals during another round of violent unrest last night on Seattle’s First Hill.

“Seattle Police said the individuals arrested were part of a group of protests that began at Cal Anderson Park Sunday night,” according to the report. “911 calls started coming in around 10:15 p.m. Police said when they arrived at 7th and E. Madison Street a few of the arrested were allegedly in the midst of smashing a storefront’s windows.”

“Sadly it’s become routine,” said Jamie Munson, owner of the ‘Simply Seattle’ store. “We’ve gotten good at calling the Insurance company, boarding up windows and protecting the store, it’s just exhausting.”

“Two of his three stores have been hit five times since protests began- he offered that unnerving feeling he has never goes away for him or his staff,” states the report.

However, despite budget cuts to the police department that could worsen the vandalism, Munson told the news outlet, “We fully support the Black Lives Matter movement and want to see change.”

In other words, Munson fully supports the same organization responsible for his businesses being trashed. Talk about Stockholm Syndrome.

Following the nationwide riots over the death of George Floyd, hundreds of leftists ransacked a police station and occupied an area of downtown Seattle that subsequently became known as CHOP and was notorious for a spike in violent crimes.

Despite playing an instrumental role in re-taking the area, Seattle Police chief Carmen Best announced her resignation after the Democratic city council voted to cut millions from the police department’s budget at the behest of Black Lives Matter protesters.

Good luck Seattle, you’ll need it.

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Chicago Raises Bridges to Prevent Looters Getting Downtown

Too little, too late?

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Chicago authorities took the decision to raise all major bridges in an effort to prevent looters reaching the downtown area after a night of chaos.

Luxury department stores were ransacked as hundreds of looters caused mayhem in response to the police shooting of an armed suspect in Englewood.

Live stream footage showed one looter proclaiming “I can’t breathe,” a reference to the death of George Floyd, as she complained about being unable to remove security tags while trying to steal expensive items.

Police sent to respond to the looting were physically attacked, prompting authorities to raise major bridges in order to keep more people out of the area.

“All bridges are being raised along the river throughout The Loop,” reports CBS Chicago. “Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management announced street closures throughout areas in the Magnificent Mile, Gold Coast and South Loop.”

Numerous bus and train services have also been suspended, while large areas of downtown Chicago are also closed.

Bridges were previously raised last month in an effort to keep Black Lives Matter protesters away from the business district, but the call to do so this time around appears to have come too late.

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Chicago Riots: Woman Shouts “I Can’t Breathe” as She Loots Luxury Clothing Store

Looters hit high end luxury stores in response to armed criminal being shot by police.

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Video from last night’s riots in Chicago shows a woman live streaming video of herself looting a luxury clothing store as she shouts “I can’t breathe!”

The unrest began after an armed man in his late teens or early 20’s was wounded in a shootout with police in Englewood.

This prompted hundreds of looters in cars to descend on Chicago’s high end stores before later going on to attack police.

One clip shows a black woman walking through a luxury department store complaining about how she can’t steal some of the items because they are fixed in place with security tags.

“I don’t know where the fucking keys at!” shouts the woman as she ransacks drawers attempting to find them.

“Let me see, does that say Valentino, does that say Dolce and Gabbana?” she asks as she begins to run through the store before shouting “I can’t breathe!”

She then tries to find scissors to cut the tags before asking another looter for help.

The statement “I can’t breathe,” which was uttered by George Floyd before his death (and well before any kind of physical restraint was placed on him) has become the slogan of Black Lives Matter riots and protests over the last two months.

The fact that looters are using it as they exploit the shooting of an armed criminal to steal designer goods once again illustrates how for many, BLM is just a cover for wanton criminality and has nothing to do with “justice.”

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