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Caveman - Good for you to show support for black lives matter and show up to a protest for such a righteous cause.
It is important to remember that BLM is a group that is organized by people of color to speak about racism in America. This is not a message that white people can speak about. That doesn't mean that white people should not be able to be included in a march or protest to bring attention to the racist problem in this country.
Racism is institutionalized, which means it is bigger than a set of rules for a single event. It is not accurate to compare the rules of a protest to a racist government. BLM is not a message that white people can talk about from a stance of organizing. Support yes, but not leading. So it would make sense that whites should not launch combat calls, talk to the media, or even shout at all combat calls.
The good part of America is that because we are a democracy, any of us are allowed to start our own groups and organize our own protests for whatever cause we support. If it is a worthy and just cause, brethren and sistren will join you.
At the event you attended, blacks and whites were marching together, under the direction of the people of color who organized the protest to speak a message that is their message. If whites want to join, they need to do from a supportive role and not a leadership role. This is far from a new apartheid government.
I sight IPXninja and agree with the Is view. I think it may be extreme to talk about posing agents throwing bottles at police, because I could see why a BLM organizer wouldn't want white people talking to the media or leading calls even if the entire protest was peaceful and there was no concern for violence. I also overstand why the I brought it up since those events happened at recent protests, so I give thanks for the Is reasoning.
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