Comment 122548

By Anarchist (registered) | Posted March 11, 2018 at 16:25:41

I am what you describe as a "yuppie gentrifier" - and you know what, you're right I am! But I am not the villain and neither are my neighbours and small business owners.

This is the choice quote of the article. It's becoming easy for people to denounce racism and sexism, but the author seems unwilling to acknowledge their own classism. Introspection will help them realize their role in the community and understand the rationale of those who felt the need to strike out against them.

"A riot is the language of the unheard" are words that Martin Luther King spoke. When people riot, it's time to reflect on society instead of continue to ignore the unheard.

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