Agreed with this analysis. Though I in no way wish to defend either the police or the Nazis/white supremacists, I do have a slight quibble with the comparison of the police reaction to a protest at a park vs a residence. Though having looked up Carr’s Hill, it appears to be more of a mansion than a house, and may not be considered a private residence if it’s on University property. Still, I could see an argument that Teresa Hill, the president who lives there, felt sufficiently threatened to warrant an order to disperse (assuming she was actually present at the time of the protest).

Again, I am on the side of those protesting against white supremacy, and not defending the police. I’m just trying to look at this from the standpoint of the safety of an individual woman facing a gathering of angry people outside the windows of her home. Regardless, it isn’t fair that white college presidents get more police protection than the women of color that the neo-Nazis are targeting.

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