The ongoing protests in Charlotte over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott has some outraged observers wondering if “white lives matter.”
Influential finance blogger Zero Hedge, among others, have drawn attention to a video posted on social media that appears to show Charlotte protestors “beating, dragging, stripping, and laughing at an innocent white man.”
— Libertarian Queen (@LibertarianQn) September 22, 2016
Many were also outraged by witness reports that Charlotte protesters had tried to throw a photographer into a burning fire.
— WCCB, Charlotte's CW (@WCCBCharlotte) September 22, 2016
Other videos emerged on social media showing protesters attacking white bystanders. Users tweeted them out using the hashtag #WhiteLivesMatter.
— Emma (@Emma1510R) September 22, 2016
— Deplorable Clint (@Clint_009) September 22, 2016
The left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center has described “White Lives Matter” as a “racist” and “neo-Nazi” movement established in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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