Re: [CF] chicago: media coverage wrinkles
- De Clarke wrote [edited]:
>The driver and passenger were both black.
> reading between the lines I am wondering whether (though this
> detail is carefully not mentioned by police or the press) the
> driver and passenger were Anglo, and the neighbourhood where
> they crashed into the stoop was a Black neighbourhood. racial
> antagonism might help to explain the sudden surge of hatred and
> violence from the young men in the vicinity -- the same kind of
> "Them vs Us" response we find in gang turf wars.
Today's Chicago Tribune has photos of them and a diagram of the scene at
"Cyclists fight an ongoing war with
guys in big trucks, and so many
vehicles have hit me, so many times,
in so many countries, I've lost count."