Black Friday Violence Matters–With Or Without BLM
When I saw this item on Instapundit:
THIS SEEMS LIKE A POOR WAY TO EXPRESS SOLIDARITY: Black Lives Matter Activists Plan to Disrupt Black Friday Shopping in Major Cities.
My feeling was “How much worse can it be than the normal black violence during big sale days?” They call it Black Friday for some other reason, but we’ve documented what regularly happens at crowded sales in urban areas:
- Yes We Can…Kill by Stampeding at Wal-Mart, by Patrick Cleburne
November 29, 2008
- Just Do it! What The Nike Riots Tell Us , by Paul Kersey, January 9, 2012
- Talk Radio Listener Has A Black Friday Shopping Idea!, by me, November 28, 2014
- Dawn Of The Dead In America’s Malls—Courtesy Of Our Ruling Class, by Paul Kersey, December 30, 2015,
Our regular Talk Radio Listener correspondent’s idea for shopping was “Stay home!” and shop through Amazon, or Best Buy, or Wal-Mart Online if you like, but don’t go to the mall.
Patrick Cleburne was linking to s 2008 Kathy Shaidle piece titled Black Friday violence: Sick “savages” trample Wal-Mart employee to death.
And here are this year’s headlines from Drudge:
Disclaimer: I know if you click through these stories, some of the people involved will be white, and other reports won’t say, but when you hear hoofbeats, you expect horses, not zebras.