US Holds Two-Minute Pause In Beating Of Protesters To Mark Death Of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Posted in Uncategorized by @honestcharlie on July 18, 2020

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img_6405At 1:00 AM EDT this morning police forces across the United States paused in their beating of Black Lives Matter protesters to mark the passing of one of America’s great civil right’s leaders, Congressman John Lewis, who was himself badly beaten by the police 55 years ago for making the audacious claim that black lives matter. 

“We just felt moved to show the world that we are more than comfortable supporting the Black civil rights movement, as long as it’s six decades after the fact,” said a police officer in Los Angeles, as he stood between a disabled protester and the wheelchair he had just bodily removed him from.

“It felt like the right thing to do, to pause our non-aggressive aggression against peaceful protesters, and just take a moment to recognize the life of a man who first fought for justice in the streets in the 60’s, while reflecting…

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