He was a black, retied police chief who was murdered in the protests after he tried to defend a pawn shop that was getting looted. No coverage from anyone and any mention of him on the big subreddits get instantly taken down. There should be a giant outrage from this, but its getting buried and 99% of people will have no idea it happened because the media want you to think that all the protests are peaceful.
edit: Majority of protests are peaceful which I think is safe to say we all support, only a minority are riots
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