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Richmond protesters have set the United Daughters of the Confederacy building on fire (Original Post) RandySF May 2020 OP
Well, there's a fire that makes sense to me! Buckeye_Democrat May 2020 #1
Yes. A positive change from the neighborhood pharmacy. nt Hortensis May 2020 #11
I actually cackled Solly Mack May 2020 #2
Uhmmmmm.... murielm99 May 2020 #3
Local coverage here.... KY_EnviroGuy May 2020 #4
Somehow, this doesn't make me sad. scarletwoman May 2020 #5
Will never understand why a group like that still exists AllyCat May 2020 #6
My husband's response: good Retrograde May 2020 #7
Well, if you're gonna burn something..... Laffy Kat May 2020 #8
Most excellent. dalton99a May 2020 #9
I'm close to Richmond. My daughter lives in Richmond. rusty quoin May 2020 #10
Well. That was a freebie. Missn-Hitch May 2020 #12
that actually makes sense JI7 May 2020 #13
I don't like to see arson. I don't like to see firemen put in danger. Gore1FL May 2020 #14
Sherman just wasn't given enough time (nt) Recursion May 2020 #15
For Some Reason... ProfessorGAC May 2020 #16

KY_EnviroGuy

(14,540 posts)
4. Local coverage here....
Sun May 31, 2020, 01:44 AM
May 2020
UPDATED: Two Capitol Police offers taken to hospital as violence erupts and tear gas deployed during second night of protesting in Richmond
By SABRINA MORENO Richmond Times-Dispatch

Read it here: https://www.richmond.com/news/local/updated-two-capitol-police-offers-taken-to-hospital-as-violence-erupts-and-tear-gas-deployed/article_a2299cb2-367a-5f13-a107-97a4ca8a1f68.html

(snips)
1:25 a.m. update: The headquarters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy was ablaze in the early hours on Sunday morning as protests raged in Richmond.

The Richmond Fire Department could be seen working to put out the fire, which appeared to cover much of the front side of the building, which is located on Arthur Ashe Boulevard.

Nine fire trucks and a police line three blocks long worked to assuage the fire and protect the building.

Graffiti covered much of the building’s facade: “f--- racists,” “police are creepy,” “stole from us,” and more.

Article goes on to describe tonight's protests, violence and crimes in and around Richmond.

Protests in Louisville were considerably quieter tonight.

KY................

AllyCat

(16,484 posts)
6. Will never understand why a group like that still exists
Sun May 31, 2020, 01:47 AM
May 2020

Let alone have a freaking building to celebrate their hatred of people not like them.

 

rusty quoin

(6,133 posts)
10. I'm close to Richmond. My daughter lives in Richmond.
Sun May 31, 2020, 03:57 AM
May 2020

And I don’t want Richmond to burn again. Decent people live there. And most Democrats like my daughter and her boyfriend live there.

Gore1FL

(21,290 posts)
14. I don't like to see arson. I don't like to see firemen put in danger.
Sun May 31, 2020, 04:31 AM
May 2020

Other than that, fuck the daughters of the confederacy, the sons of the confederacy, and the confederacy in general.

ProfessorGAC

(66,609 posts)
16. For Some Reason...
Sun May 31, 2020, 07:18 AM
May 2020

...I approve of this thing I don't approve of!
Also, they need their own building? Is it on the corner of Moron & Loser streets?

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