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A tale of two protests


In Pittsburgh, police are looking for an Amazon employee, Brian Jordan Bartels, 20, for allegedly inciting a riot in that city.

Bartels appears to be white and was dressed in the black clothing and mask typical of Antifa. He faces charges of vandalism, reckless endangerment of people and vandalism.

Fox News reports:

“Police secured the warrant as part of an investigation into a male suspect who incited Saturday’s violence by breaking the windows out of a marked Pittsburgh Police vehicle Uptown, against the wishes of peaceful protesters who tried to stop him,” police spokesman Chris Togneri said…..

On Saturday Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert complained that the protest turned violent after being hijacked by white males dressed in anarchist Antifa attire.

READ: Pittsburgh police search for man accused of inciting a riot during George Floyd protest

UPDATE: Police arrest Brian Bartels.

The Antifa kid who police say incited riot in Pittsburgh has been arrested and watching him turn himself in with mo… https://t.co/3OdS5VUmH5

— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) 1591048547.0

The second protest

Meanwhile, in Washington, DC, a black woman, Arianna Evans, told A Current Affair she diffused a potential riot, by humanizing the police.

She said, “The more time we spend humanizing each other and the less we worry about skin colour and socioeconomic status, the easier our path forward will be.” READ: How college student protester prevented a riot in Washington DC

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