The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. says that the protestants in Arizona would suffer police violence if they were black.

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The daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has questioned what would happen if armed blacks were to gather outside the polling stations, as some supporters of President Donald Trump have done.

Bernice King, the daughter of the late civil rights activist, said on Twitter that the “democratic process will be disrupted” after protesters supporting the president gathered outside the Maricopa County Election Department office in Phoenix, Arizona.

While Biden led the vote in the embattled state, some 150 Trump supporters, some of them armed, gathered outside the polling place on Wednesday night and shouted, “Count out every vote. Arizona is a state with open voter participation.

Imagine for a moment that there was a large gathering of blacks, some of them with guns, outside a place in Arizona where the votes were counted.

Imagine the police presence and violence against this group and the call for âlaw and order.â

The democratic process is being disrupted.

– Be a King (@BerniceKing) November 5, 2020

The Associated Press reported that the crowd also chanted “Fox News sucks! The network has called the state for Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Trump supporters have gathered at polling stations across the U.S. demanding that every vote be counted in the states where Trump is behind Biden, while calling for the counting to be stopped in the states where the president is in the lead.

This happened after Trump claimed victory prematurely, although neither he nor Biden received the 270 electoral college votes needed to win, and counting is still in progress in the states where the president is at the top.

King said that if the group outside the polling place had consisted of armed blacks, the police would have responded in greater numbers and with violence.

“Imagine for a moment that there was a large gathering of blacks, some with guns, outside a place in Arizona where the votes are counted,” she wrote, “Imagine the police presence and violence against this group and the call for ‘law and order. The democratic process is being disrupted.

In the United States of America, people are protesting against the counting of votes.

– Be a King (@BerniceKing) November 5, 2020

This nation has some difficult days ahead. We cannot fool ourselves. Racism and white supremacy will not disappear in silence. But they must go.

– Be a King (@BerniceKing) November 5, 2020

She added: “In the United States of America people are protesting against the ‘vote count’.

In another tweet, King said: “This nation has some difficult days ahead. We cannot lie to ourselves. Racism and white supremacy will not go quietly away. But they must go, they must.” She was asked for an additional comment.

Others put forward a similar argument.

Robert Cruickshank, the campaign manager of Demand Progress, tweeted: “Police, when progressives demonstrate peacefully: ‘Go hard with all we have, show no mercy!

“Police when conservatives show up with guns: ‘Oh, must we step aside? Sure thing, buddy.'”

Maricopa County continues to count ballots, and thank God they are not intimidated by these thugs. But still, the way progressives are treated when they stand up for black lives, and the way wing nuts are treated when they threaten democracy with guns, is fucking blatant.

– Robert Cruickshank (@cruickshank) November 5, 2020

In another tweet, he added that “the way progressives are treated when they speak out for black lives and the way wing nuts are treated when they threaten democracy with guns is pretty blatant.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center shared a tweet from a local news reporter who said security forces at the Maricopa County election center were concerned that the crowd might try to find its way in.

“This is what dangerous rhetoric, callous ‘leadership’, fear of losing power and white supremacy ideology will do,” the center wrote.

Early Thursday morning, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office told Washington Newsday that it was “monitoring the crowd,” which it called peaceful. The office stated that no one had been arrested and no citations had been issued.

The sheriff’s office was asked for an additional statement….

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