#BlackOutTuesday: Americans Black Out Screens To Show Support For Anti-Race Protests
Yesterday, President @realDonaldTrump announced that the military stands ready if necessary to stop criminals and mobs who have infiltrated peaceful protests with violence and anarchy.— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 2, 2020
Violence against any American will never be tolerated.
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Trump’s opponents and former military leaders have cornered him over threatening protesters with military might and condemned the remarks as incendiary.
Despite Tuesday being a lot calmer than the last week and fewer instances of looting, in major cities around the country which are under curfew, including New York and Washington DC, protesters are hitting the streets and facing arrest.
When 100,000 Americans died because of his incompetent leadership, this president golfed.— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) June 3, 2020
When Americans peacefully protested outside the White House, this president tear-gassed them for a photo-op.
Donald Trump was elected to serve us all — but he only looks out for himself.
The movement took a new form on Tuesday as millions went silent on social media in a bid to better amplify the voices of black people, under the hashtag #BlackoutTuesday.
What’s happening in New York right now is just unconscionable. Looters roaming from store to store. This is not a protest. pic.twitter.com/9G2AENAChf— Denny Burk (@DennyBurk) June 2, 2020