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Small businesses try to pick up the pieces after being destroyed by rampagers; one victim is a small black-owned business that had kept employees on during the pandemic

Destruction inside Clarendon Wine

Inside Clarendon Wine on Boylston Street yesterday.

Looters who smashed into places like Marshalls and Walgreens Sunday night were not particularly discriminating - they also destroyed small mom-and-pop businesses across downtown, the Back Bay and the South End.

Kayla Elizabeth set up a GoFundMe page to help her family recover from what they found yesterday morning inside their Clarendon Wine on Boylston Street in the Back Bay:

Today was a very tough day. As many people have seen, the amazing protest for Black lives matter turned into a riot once the sun set. The message of life and the call for equality was marred by people taking the opportunity to destroy and loot businesses. These are people who truly don’t care why there was a protest, they were in it for self gain. Unfortunately we unlucky and were targeted by those individuals.

Also destroyed: Dartmouth Street Vision Center on Dartmouth Street in the South End, which opened as a black-owned business as part of the Tent City development more than 30 years ago. Jamil Sabree posted photos of what was left:

My dad owns this place and I work here. We have remained open and available during this entire pandemic and have kept every employee employed. This business was destroyed and looted last night. Thank you for trying to defend my life by completely destroying my livelihood. Next time you decide to "protest" please realize that if #ICantWork then #ICantEat.

One loyal customer writes:

I've been a customer for years - decades, even. You couldn't meet a nicer man than Dr. Sabree, and his son started working there a few years ago, too. And, Edna, at the front desk! Few independent businesses are as hard to keep going as a eye exam place.

Jesse Kim set up a GoFundMe page to help Lien Tran, whose Bromfield Nails on Bromfield Street was looted:

When you see people of color wreaking havoc on other people of color in the name of equality, you have to just shake your head in disappointment. A family friend's nail salon was looted and completely destroyed inside and out after being closed for over three months. This wasn't some big corporation that could absorb this kind of hit; it's a little, old lady who invested her life savings into a small business and slaves away 7 days a week to grind out a living.

Video footage showed a group of young, people of color, kicking in the windows, flipping over everything, and taking everything they could carry.

It makes me wonder if these people realized that my friend's shop supports her children here, and her family in the old country? That she's had no income in months but is still paying her rent for her home, her business, her bills, childrens' tuition, etc.? What's ruining someone's life got to do with promoting equality or pointing out abuses of power?

Also looted: Giorgiana's, a market on Tremont Street in the South End, whose owner posted photos and added:

No fatalities!! So lucky it happened after hours - I need my employees to be safe !!! We will all get through this and take back our beloved neighborhood!!

Also hit: The Urban Grape, on Columbus Avenue in the South End:

This is a hard morning on a lot of levels. What we are impressing upon our kids is that windows are not lives. Dreams deferred cause rage. Our window is broken but the roots of this are in 400 years of knees on necks. But we would be lying if we said this doesn’t hurt, and if we didn’t acknowledge that this is especially layered for TJ. We’ve gotten through the last 11 weeks, and we will get thru this. We will also open later today, so UG fam don’t leave us now.

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Comments

This is a very important post and I commend you for writing it. The CVS and Target’s of the world will be fine. But these small businesses (and especially minority owned business) should be completely hands off.

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How about we just like totally not destroy anything. Those big stores employ black and brown people too. Those clothing stores and jewelry stores are employed by commission sales people, many are people of color and now just around the time they were supposed to go back in it is all shut down. They already missed prom season and now wedding season is upon us and while there may not be big weddings , people still want to look nice and buy rings etc. Guess who will not be getting those dollars!

For those who say, but they will get unemployment! Keep in mind their income quarters may be low because the big season for them often is the spring into the summer. So the averages may be lower than they normally would be.

So in closing. Don't destroy anything.

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Look, I'm no fan of CVS or Target, but you know what I do? I don't shop there. Well..not entirely true, as I have made 2 or 3 purchases at both places out of convenience in the last year..but whenever possible, I try to support local, small business. Marching around and saying this or that does not add up to change as much as your dollars do.
Your post seems to indicate you feel it's okay to loot CVS and Target because they'll be fine. I find that position to be reprehensible in terms of personal accountability. We should all strive to be decent individuals. If you don't like CVS and Target, please stop supporting them! Tell others to stop supporting them! Looting just promotes more racism.

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People defending this destruction by saying it's not as bad as black men being killed by police - of course it's not. It absolutely is not. And if you care more about the property than the people, you're part of the problem. But this destruction is also unnecessary and destructive to the very community that needs our support right now. This isn't a binary choice between black lives matter and small business support. Do both.

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For the people who looted simply because they could: this should be condemned.

For the people who looted because they are angry about continued oppression and injustice: The pent up anger and frustration is totally understandable. I fear that these actions are doing more harm than good, though. I really do hope that we can find ways to redirect that anger into more productive ends.

It is very clear that both the businesses and the police did not fully anticipate this kind of destructive action after the protests. They expected a few troublemakers trying to provoke the police, but not hundreds of people breaking windows and looting businesses.

I really hope this does not happen again. People and businesses are already hurting because of Coronavirus. We need to all continue to work together to solve the issues of racial inequality and injustice. Most people in Boston, including our leaders, seem to be working to do that. Destroying our neighbors' property, while of course is for the most part recoverable, is still a destructive action. It distracts from the issue at hand and creates unnecessary hostility, turning some people off who should otherwise be working together towards a common goal.

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"Destroying our neighbors' property, while of course is for the most part recoverable"

Like you (assuming), I assume you're speaking from years of experience?

Probably not.

You were doing so well with that comment too.

Better luck next time.

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Rapid Foot Traffic.

So along with the closure for Covid-19, small business people get this.

People are complaining about small businesses taking cover last night in West Roxbury. If I saw what happened in Boston on Sunday night I would measure out that an ounce of prevention is worth an pound of cure. Hindsight is 20/20, but past is prologue.

As was seen in both Dorchester (Morrissey Liquors, Stores at South Bay) and in Grove Hall, neighborhood businesses were hit. It wasn't just Newbury Street and the Combat Zone that was damaged.

Providence Place Mall was liberated last night. Security was huge around the Natick Mall and there were threats to liberate that last night in the name of justice.

Stop making excuses for Anti-Social Behavior everyone. Protest - Great. Ensuring free and fair elections - Absolutely. Making police more accountable - Of Course. Getting rid of that ape in the White House - 100%. "Liberating" an Alex and Ani because you are mad - No so much.

Anarchy is a two way street. I am not looking forward to Y'all Qaeda's reaction to what is going on, but if things flare up further, maybe not around here, but other parts are the country might get a lot worse before they get better. The Target Stab Lady and the Archer of SLC are only the start.

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Violence and looting is not ok, no matter what.

Being a very very white person myself I will direct my lecture to other white people. When you destroy and encourage the destruction of property you are not doing it in solidarity. You are doing it because you want to smash stuff. You are doing it because it makes you feel important. You are making this about you and not about the issue at hand. Stop it, stop it right now.

When you destroy these stores and shops and properties who do you think works for these places, owns these places and who do you think is left to clean up your mess? When you go back to your suburban or white Boston enclave you leave all of this behind. If you live in Brookline and are smashing things up YOU ARE THE PROBLEM.

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Here's how you do it:
"Jon Jones from the UFC walking around his town snatching spray cans from rioters!! Nice work "

https://twitter.com/IndySpanglish/status/1267441106557513730

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All that is required are the right conditions. The past 3.5 years have added a lot of pressure to those conditions.

Rage is not focused; rage explodes like a bomb in all directions.

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Try 11.5 years. The moron in the White House now was elected because of the prior 8 years.

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He also knew about Japanese plans to attack Pearl Harbor and he did nothing.

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Obama did not solve the problem of police brutality and racism.

Though he did defuse the Henry Louis Gates incident.

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Obama was way out of line by saying the Cambridge police acted stupidly. People that attempt to enter their homes should expect to be questioned and arrested. Probable cause is whatever you want it to be.

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Truth of the matter is that Cambridge police were called by a neighbor, we'll call her Karen (actually Lucia) who had, apparently no idea what her Harvard professor neighbor looked like.
Also, truth of the matter, the cop handled it in a professional manner.

"According to the police report, Crowley arrived at the scene, went up to the front door, and asked Gates to step outside. Crowley explained he was investigating the report of a break-in in progress; as he did so, Gates opened the front door and said, "Why, because I'm a black man in America?"[1][12]

Crowley's report states that he believed Gates was lawfully in the residence, but that he was surprised and confused by Gates' behavior, which included a threat that Crowley did not know who he was "messing with." Crowley then asked Gates for a photo ID so as to verify he was the resident of the house; Gates initially refused, but then did supply his Harvard University identification card. Crowley wrote that Gates repeatedly shouted requests for his identification. Crowley then told Gates that he was leaving his residence and that if Gates wanted to continue discussing the matter, he would speak to him outside. Gates replied, "Yeah, I'll speak with your mama outside." On the 9-1-1 dispatcher audio recordings, a man's loud voice is heard in the background at several points during Sgt. Crowley's transmissions.[13]

Gates stepped onto his front porch and continued to yell at Crowley, accusing him of racial bias and saying he had not heard the last of him. Faced with this tumultuous behavior from Gates, even though he was still standing on his own front porch, Crowley warned Gates that he was becoming disorderly. When Gates ignored this warning and persisted in his behavior, and likewise ignored a second warning from Crowley, Crowley informed him that he was under arrest.[1] ''

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The forest is in the way of the trees.

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So what I read in this comment is that a Harvard professor was arrested on his own porch for yelling at a cop after being accused of a crime that, by that time, the cop was already aware he did not commit. Do I have that right?

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Like, I'm sure the cop didn't like being yelled at, but at that point he was aware that no crime had been committed, so why didn't he just leave?

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screaming in the officers face, it would have de escalated the situation

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None of the Presidents before him did that either. Heck, none of them even really tried (I'll give Lincoln, Grant, and LBJ partial credit, I guess).

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Obama defused that? How do you figure that?

He aggravated it - inserted himself in local law enforcement & governance (not to the degree that Brigadier Bonespurs wants to, of course), gave a minor incident much more bandwidth, admitted he didn't know about the situation, then in his next breath passed judgment, blaming the police (when any legitimate grievance Gates had (once you filter out typical colossal academic ego) was with the neighbor), then tried to be the peacemaker "bringing the parties together".

At least Biden brought beer.

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he gets to mention race. According to many on the right its racist to even mention race. He was elected and re-elected, so that makes all racism magically disappear.

The mistake he made was not continuing to call bullshit on the treatment of Gates and the Crowley was following the book nonsense.

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Obama fucked up the Henry Louis Gates incident. He caved and kicked the can down the road.

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and he blew the call on the Ed Ambrister bunt.

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burned our crops and delivered a plague unto our houses!

Well, maybe he didn't...but are we just going to wait around until he does?!

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and ate lassie during Ramadan.

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Oh ok but all the presidents before Obama were great and didn't contribute to this county's decline? Try the hundreds of years of America repeatedly valuing profit over people is what led to our current confirmed fascist in the white house.

There are plenty of things to criticize about the Obama administration but he wasn't dropping heil Hitler salutes on the white house lawn nor was he born from a man who was arrested at a KKK rally.

Again, Obama did plenty wrong and there's books that can be written about all the ways he made America worse but it's not his fault America is filled with Trumpets.

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this is correct, just not for the reasons you’re likely implying

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Is too young to remember any presidents before Obama. That's all.

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Part of being an adult is controlling rage and not throwing tantrums like a child.

That's part of the criticism towards President Trump and it applies equally to the looters taking advantage of legit protests to excuse being immoral miscreants.

Destroying small minority owned businesses already disproportionately hurting from the plague isn't helping the community.

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A shoe store was also looted.

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Like the jeweler across from Old City Hall.

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That jewelry store across from Old City Hall has had it's share of trouble. Wasn't it reported here a few years ago that an elderly woman working there was terrorized by a band of juvenile miscreants in broad daylight?

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Worth pointing out that much of the looting in the South End, including Urban Grape and Giorgiana's happened around 2:30am according to the owners security footage and statements. Both reported a sledge hammer was used to break the windows so this is likely the same people who broke into both.

I live about a block from the Copley mall entrance that was looted. Most of the cars and foot traffic of looters had died down around 1am when the police moved in. This seems like less of a case that passing by looters took advantage of the situation and more like someone used he chaos as an opportunity to coordinate a break-in of multiple businesses an hour and a half after most looters left the area.

I only point this out because I find it extra evil to come back hours after the looting stopped to break into small neighborhood and minority owned businesses. You can almost, almost, dismiss the looting as frustration and a getting caught up in the moment. But people that went and got cars, and the people that came back later to rob small businesses are the lowest of the low.

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The cops were moving in maybe 1 AM or so. I figured game over so stopped watching.

Globe has a list of places looted. https://www.boston.com/news/local-news-2/2020/06/0...

and a map:

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Look, it's a shame that some mom and pop businesses were impacted (not so worried about Marshall's and Walgreens; they'll be fine). But people are fed up. This is what happens when decades of public outrage doesn't lead to any meaningful change and police continue to systematically murder black people with impunity. People's rage begins to boil over and actions become more extreme, because they've figured out that standing in the Common with a clever sign for an hour doesn't actually change anything. For anybody who is more outraged by the property destruction of some protesters than by what people are protesting against, maybe you're not actually on the side that you think you are.

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With respect to rioting and looting, two wrongs don’t make a right. Ever. What is and has long happened to the African American community is shameful and change needs to happen yesterday, but no one gets a pass for the violence that’s occuring.

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Police do.

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If you think the police get a free pass, talk to the Boston officers who are in the hospital because rioters took out aggression on them for something that bad officers (who are currently locked up) in Minneapolis did.

You can’t paint everyone with the same brush - isn’t that essentially what all of this is about anyway?

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A good portion of the looting and destruction on Sunday night was caused by people who were interested causing mayhem for various reasons unrelated to black civil rights.

I have no sympathy for these people.

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I have no sympathy for these people.

Yeah, no shit.

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this isn’t a controversial comment

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If you honestly think the looting had to do with people's "rage" you are naive. The looters were opportunists pure and simple. They had no political agenda beyond walking around today wearing that merchandise. Or selling it.

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Well, it is possible that there is a political agenda for some. Some might want to stir **** up and keep us all in these stupid cycles of violence and recrimination instead of actually improving the human environment.

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2 cops shot in Vegas. One dead. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/las-vegas-police-officer-shot-head/

Cops run over in Buffalo NY https://buffalonews.com/2020/06/01/violence-escalates-near-northeast-dis...

Looter killed in Philly https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/south-philly-gun-shop-owner-s...

Cops run over in NYC https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-video-shows-looters-dr...

The cop that pulled a gun in NYC that the mayor condemned? Was defending his fellow officer. https://twitter.com/NYCPBA/status/1267559551865442305

ANOTHER cop run over in nyc https://twitter.com/MylesMill/status/1267714017654706176

Looter dead from his own IED? https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/police-looter-died-attempti...

Looter dead https://www.transportationnation.com/st-louis-protester-killed-while-att...

Looter dead https://www.startribune.com/man-shot-dead-outside-lake-street-pawnshop-d...

A federal security officer dead https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/22-arrested-60-looters-detai...

Looter attacks cop https://www.reddit.com/r/nyc/comments/guztgf/bronx_officer_bashed_with_o...

There was another looter killed in an apparently justified self dense shooting that I now cannot find. 2 days ago? Also saw 4 cops shot in Louisiana now cannot find it, so perhaps I misread.

Property crime? Its easy to dismiss rioting when it happens in other cities.

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I don't believe the posts that I'm reading

I know you love Kennedy's and hate Trump -- fine that is your prerogative

But this is our [your, mine and everyone else's] country which is being attacked by people whose stated goals is the total destruction of society -- you can go to their website and look for yourself

These kinds of nihilist views are not new -- they've been around for many many centuries. Most of the time they smolder in the deep dark recesses -- with an occasional outburst

Every once and a while the smoldering embers of hate for all -- suddenly burst into flame. Thanks to the industrial revolution's ability to mass produce things like AK-47s and radio receivers --- the middle of the 20th Century and on was a particularly bad period of this kind of mental conflagration. And the 21st has started out even worse because of the 2nd & 3rd industrial revolutions' ability to mass produce Cellphones and Social Media.

But just go back a few hundred years and many thousands perished because the egalitarian ideals of the French Revolution turned into the Guillotine and the Terror.

Or consider the Millions who died during the early 20th C because some small bunch thought that the Czar or the Emperor was oppressive. Later a small bunch convinced some others that the previous Communist government in Cambodia wasn't radical enough, or that Communist China wasn't Red enough! or that Islam was pure enough -- and well anyway everybody but us has to die to purify things.

Well --0 -- it looks like the minor flair-up which happened with the SDS and such in the 1960's and 1970's continued to spread while still smoldering inside the walls for a generation [e.g. Bill Ayers, etc.]. Today they call themselves Occupy something, or Antifa -- but they are the same -- Hate Everyone except us -- and as we've seen countless times -- if these groups get into power -- the first thing that they do is to start settling their own pecking-order using the AK-47 as the tool.

There is really only one way for this to end well for us here in Greater Boston, New England, the USA -- Everyone should put aside the political and other "tribal" differences to denounce and enforce the rejection of nihilists and their anti-everyone not just not just AntiFa.

Perhaps we should take some lessons from Detroit -- which you might note: that despite a history of violence, burning and looting -- has not had the looting and burning this time.

Apparently AntiFa was told in no uncertain terms by the people of Detroit -- Go Home! -- if there is to be any burning, shooting or looting -- the people of Detroit will do it for themselves -- to paraphrase the Treasure of the Sierra Madre -- "We don Need no steenkeen FA"

Or maybe we should adopt the approach of South Philly where the local community rose-up and surrounded the entrances to the local Target to keep the Fa away

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A large portion of blame falls on the Mayor. He should have declared a hard curfew beginning Wednesday or Thursday last week, when disorder was starting to spread through big cities. That's what you do when there's a great injustice and you are concerned how people might react and erupt. You keep people at home and off the streets. It's not too different from a declaring a snow emergency.

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if snow had a constitutionally protected right to gather in the streets

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All the responsibility for the riots belongs to the idiots who threw rocks, broke windows and rampaged. I hope they are tried & convicted.

The peaceful protestors concerned about George Floyd didn't loot convenience stores or burn cop cars. (Which we pay for)

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"The way to stop riots about police overreach is to make the act of being outdoors illegal and get the police to enforce it!"

Worked out great for these people on their front porch in Minnesota. Or these people who had to shelter overnight with strangers in DC.

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I am sorry for the small business who have been hit hardest by both the pandemic and then the looting.

I am furious at the white nationalists and cops (venn diagram isn't quite a circle) who have caused most of the violence

I am incredibly sympathetic to the people who have lived in one of the most segregated cities in the country for their whole lives. I understand their anger.

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Those white nationalists did a ton of damage in NYC last night.

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Here is the composition & dynamics of the "Demonstration" over time as observed in now many hundreds of examples across the country from small cities to the major metropoli:

Note while what follows is currently happening in real-time -- triggered by the killing of Mr. Floyd -- almost all of the following has happened for other "causes" previously -- going back to the Pink Ladies harassing President G.W. Bush over Iraq and WMD.

T=0
It begins with people who have a legitimate right to express themselves as per the 1st Amendment -- they gather, speak, shout, cheer, sing, dance, kneel, lie down, wave sign and banners, chant rhythmically, do whatever they want do as individuals or as a group -- which qualifies "generically as speech and gathering" Note that most of the people involved at this point are sincere in their protest -- aka the Peaceful Protest
t=0 to t=1 - no issues

t=1
The group marches to some location to continue the demonstration -- while they do they are joined by some individuals who have other intents -- but who want to use the legitimate protest for their own purposes. Some of the other individuals are just there to observe, take selfies, etc. -- again no major issues.

However, there are some who join typically as the main group is moving who are involved in planning and prep work for their later purposes -- they may be stashing tools used for B&E or arson or general mayhem. They might just be doing reconnaissance on the opportunities for escape routes, and targets of opportunity.
t=1 to t=2 issues are starting to develop

t=2
The augmented group arrives at its primary demonstration target [e.g. the State House on Beacon Hill] after some amount of demonstrating and protesting -- some of the original group begins to leave [typically young families with young kids] or people who just joined in to "try it out"
Typically by now the main group has encountered the Police and perhaps some mechanical barrier. Usually, there is a soft contact -- there may be some even pleasant conversation and exchanges of fist-bumps, However hidden within the mass of people there are individuals whose express purpose is to incite and disrupt. Typically they begin by trying to get close to the police and use words to stir-up the police.

t=2 to t=3 -- issues are rapidly developing -- Their [call them "Fa"] goal in this phase is to both stir-up the crowd to something approaching a frenzy of emotional response and at the same time to provoke some initial response from the police.

t=3
Darkness usually is happening as the main body mostly starts to dissipate -- this is the point that the media starts to pay attention and the "Peaceful Protest" becomes less so:
More black-clad, be-masked "stealthy" operatives begin to become active both in the front and in the back of the crowd.

The confrontation with the police becomes more aggressive at the primary demonstration site. Meanwhile, at some one or more remote sites -- the final prep work is being completed for B&E and looting and vandalism to be triggered by a disturbance at the main demonstration.
t=3 to t=4 All of this is carefully coordinated by the primary leaders of Fa

t=4
The Main Body is in direct confrontation with the police -- more police are called in to handle the incipient riot -- lots of shouting, direct confrontation with the police in the front and objects get thrown at the police, some include explosives from behind. With some pushing and showing and the police falling back -- Fa is in temporary control of the main demonstration site. Innocents swept up in earlier phases may leave while others not quite so innocent are employed without their full knowledge by FA operatives who make available a stockpile of rocks and other objects to throw -- didn't you wonder how the peaceful demonstration always found some handy rocks or bricks?
More police arrive to try to control the riot which is rapidly developing
t=4 to t=5

t=5
Vandalism, and trashing of available buildings, monuments, street signs, etc. is unleashed by FA. Some of the trashing includes the direct attack on certain targeted buildings with tools useful to clear obstacles to B&E activities and arson -- such as the removal of plywood and anti-theft gratings
FA -- provides the initial access and then as soon as the police are starting to arrive or the looting is well underway -- Fa leaves the scene for another target area. B&E and arson mostly is done by local Street Gangs. Once the buildings are open and the Street Gangs have their "fill" of watches, high-end cell phones, etc. -- lower-level general looting begins
FA has moved on to the next block or across town
By now the police have taken back control of the primary demonstration site and after some further tense stand-offs with some more rocks being hurled the primary demonstration remnants disperse

FA has triggered another round of trashing, vandalism, B&E and arson
Street gangs are well at work in serious stealing while lesser criminal activity goes on in the wake
t=5 to t=6 == the peaceful and less peaceful demonstration is over, the riot is dissipating
FA is clearing out of town
The street gangs are finishing their thievery and preparing to leave with their loot
random looting, spray painting and general vandalism is continuing but with no clear direction is beginning to peter-out

t=6 the Sun comes up and things settle down
Neighbors and Shop Owners start to arrive to survey the damage and start some clean-up of the broken glass, etc.

Aftermath:

For a big enough city -- everyone will have gotten something they wanted out of the process and it is likely to begin again the following afternoon with new specific missions and locations

For the Brockton's and Manchester NH -- it just might be One and Done

Obviously the Street Gangs and the Minor Looters are motivated by the financial return on the investment of the their time and limited risk of being caught [and in some jurisdictions immediately being released with the equivalent of a parking ticket]

For the hanger's-on who might enjoy having their "tag" on a famous building or statue being displayed on the Network [even if its a small network] -- they have what they want

For the petty arsonist -- well the risk is higher -- but the chance to burn that DD that fired them 3 years ago for stealing might be irresistible

for FA -- the "Brains behind the operation" -- up to now there has been almost no significant risk -- if they are caught -- well their parents might be embarrassed and they might even have to drop out of college for a semester.
Note that they typically work outside their home states and also they ["come-from-somewhere else"] than the site of the Riot -- just in case that they are caught -- they can just ditch the rent-a-car and disappear into the background noise of society.

Things however may be changing in favor of a Lawful and Orderly Society -- Fa can now be prosecuted under Federal Statues such as 18 U.S. Code CHAPTER 96— RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS [alka RICO] and other tools applied to ISIS and Organized Crime -- i.e. across the state lines.

The real opportunity for positive change will come if the money behind Fa can be followed through the maze of organizations all the way to the top-level of the George Soros web of organizations -- and perhaps a even a perp walk for George Soros himself.

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Pure Oasis was looted in Grove Hall.

Pure Oasis is in a building that was completely rebuilt with government grants after the 1967 and 1968 riots.

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My heart breaks for Dr. Sabree. Big time. Have been a customer there since 1994 and he is the most humble gentle man God could create. He genuinely functions like an angel with his presence. And has been compassionate with poor folks in terms of lay a way payments. As well as Edna and his son. This violence makes no sense except to Satan. The false Christians wanted a chaos president and they got one. It’s time for judgement to begin with the house of God.

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