They just chilling , doing them. Maybe the clothes they wear with the loud colors, and their rhythmic movements , thunderous voices cause so much fear. Not understanding and projecting an analysis from a limited understanding is total Ignorance.
Each day, throughout the daylight hours, the crowds build—in front of the QuikTrip gas station, damaged during angry protests after word spread that police were responding to a 911 call about shoplifting there when they stopped Brown; in front of the police station a mile away; outside the St. Louis County prosecutors’ office in Clayton.
In the week since Mike was murdered on August 9, there was only one night when police didn’t turn out in force—Thursday, August 14. That night passed without any serious incident, according to Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal. “We had 7,000 people out here on that first day of freedom from tear gas,” she explained—but no incidents of “looting” or “chaos” that the mainstream media love to play
One young man in his early 20s, who declined to give his name, repeats something we heard many times from Ferguson residents: “It’s always peaceful until the cops show up. You saw it back there—we’re grilling, people having a good time, talking, building community. It’s the police. They’re the ones causing the violence.”