Don’t Let Them Whitewash The 2020 Riots

Don’t Let Them Whitewash The 2020 Riots


The month of May marks many things: Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, warmer weather, and a sense that summer’s right around the corner. Sadly, for many, myself included, May also marks the moment the country’s perception of the police changed overnight — when George Floyd was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Understandably, people were upset with Chauvin’s actions, but the Twin Cities decided to take things to a whole new level by rioting outside the 3rd Precinct on a daily basis after the incident, leading to a chain of events that saw mass destruction to Minneapolis and St. Paul. The rioting and its devastating aftermath were not contained in Minnesota, either. Soon, whole cities were engulfed in riots, with participants justifying their actions

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