“People are gutted. They are exhausted. And they are peacefully protesting and demonstrating, of course, for justice for George Floyd, but (also) on the broader issue of police brutality and really social justice at large,” Pressley said during an interview on WGBH’s “Boston Public Radio” Monday. “And I would just like to make this one (point) that community organizers are community builders. They are not destroyers, and it is deeply painful that there are forces at work to infiltrate and undermine the good work, the vigilant work, of people who are committed to peace and justice in earnest, despite how slow coming that has been.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid racial unrest across the nation, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself “the president of law and order” and threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests.