#Charlotte, #NorthCarolina, was plagued by a #riot … not a #protest.
A protest is (by dictionary.com): “an expression or declaration of objection, disapproval, or dissent, often in opposition to something a person is powerless to prevent or avoid”
A riot is (by dictionary.com): “a disturbance of the public peace by three or more persons acting together in a disrupting and tumultuous manner in carrying out their private purposes”
On the other hand, terrorism is (by dictionary.com): “the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes” So maybe the ‘protestors’ were more terroristic than just plain rioters?
During the execution of a court-ordered warrant, a black male was identified in a vehicle that police identified as a man with “a gun and appeared to be a threat”. They added a gun was recovered at the scene.
This specific article, n.pr/2cQhpcA, went a step further that even though it was a black officer shooting the black subject, who eventually died.
Rioters then immediately formed and became very disrupted and the police responded with riot control measures, namely teargas. However, the rioters stepped up the craziness by throwing rocks at police, injuring a dozen or so officers, damaging police cars, attacking reporters, and disrupting traffic.
The media continues to fail to report facts and instead focuses on Jerry Springer-style news reporting hoping to continue selling newspaper and television ratings by using inciting words hoping to cause more emotions to flare.
Original article, here: “After Police Shooting, Protesters In Charlotte, N.C., Shut Down Interstate“;