Chaos Erupts In Portland, Rioters Set Fire To Apple Store That Had George Floyd Mural

Riots broke out in Portland wreaking havoc on the city causing severe damage to business buildings and a church, according to The Blaze.

A crowd gathered of several hundred individuals to march through portland.

“If we don’t get it, shut it down!”

“Black lives matter!” the enormous crowd chanted.

Nike claims that they plan to give $40 million”support the Black community” to support “organizations that put social justice, education and addressing racial inequality in America at the center of their work.”

Rioters vandalized looted or set fire to Nordstrom, Verizon, Nike, Starbucks, and banks.

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When the Apple Store was set ablaze reports reveal that there were two security guards inside the building.

“Windows were also broken at the First Christian Church, a location known for their generosity in feeding over a thousand meals weekly to the homeless,” the Portland Police Bureau reported.

“These are the people feeding the unhoused and telling the story of racial injustice in Oregon. It just doesn’t make sense.”

The Oregon Historical Society was also vandalized.

Protesters wrote, “NO MORE HISTORY.”

From Blaze Media:

The Portland Police reported looting and some stores were vandalized with anti-cop graffiti. There were also reports of gunshots. Some rioters destroyed the storefront windows of Nordstrom, Verizon, Nike, Starbucks, and banks.
At the same time, Verizon announced that it would donate $10 million to various social justice groups, including the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the National Urban League. The Starbucks Foundation offered $1 million in neighborhood grants to support racial equality in response to the death of George Floyd.

Last summer, Apple had a mural of George Floyd and the words “I can’t breathe” painted on the tech company’s downtown Portland store. Apple donated the artwork to the nonprofit Don’t Shoot PDX, started by Black Lives Matter supporter Teressa Raiford.

Last June, Apple announced that it was launching a $100 million initiative to promote racial equality for people of color with a focus on “education, economic equality, and criminal justice reform.

There were a total of four people taken into custody during the riot, according to police.


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