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Woke Crime Experts: Using ‘Looting’ to Describe Group Burglary Is Racist
breitbart ^ | 24 Nov 2021 | PENNY STARR

Posted on 11/25/2021 6:17:20 AM PST by MarvinStinson

Two men who teach criminal justice are speaking out about use of the word “looting” to describe the crime spree by groups breaking in o luxury retailers in California to steal merchandize – claiming the term is a racist.

“Looting is a term that we typically use when people of color or urban dwellers are doing something,” Lorenzo Boyd, a professor of criminal justice & community policing at the University of New Haven and a former police office, told ABC 7.

“We tend not to use that term for other people when they do the exact same thing,’ Boyd said.

Martin Reynolds, co-executive director of the Robert C. Maynard Institute of Journalism Education, also lashed out at using the term because it signals “the depiction of the flash mobs running roughshod through the aisles of Louis Vuitton and other retailers.”

“This seems like it’s an organized smash and grab robbery,’ Reynolds said. “This doesn’t seem like looting. We’re thinking of scenarios where first responders are completely overwhelmed. And folks often may be on their own.”

The U.K.’s Daily Mail reported on the semantics debate:

Their comments come after at least seven robberies involving gangs with as many as 50 thieves ransacked California stores, and each individual could avoid heavy criminal charges due to the state’s 2014 law dictating that anyone caught shoplifting items whose value does not exceed $950 would be only charged with misdemeanors.

Julio Rosas, a Marine and Town Hall contributor, quipped on Twitter: “Future CNN chyron: Mostly peaceful shopping in the Bay Area.”

Dinesh D’Souza tweeted, “Experts refuse to call a spade a spade, unless, of course, it’s a spade wielded by a white male.”

Ex-Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker cut to the chase: “It’s looting. Just like there were riots in Kenosha, not just protests.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: 1moretime; california; gavinnewsom; looting; lorenzoboyd; martinreynolds; racist; woke
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1 posted on 11/25/2021 6:17:20 AM PST by MarvinStinson
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“After Proposition 47 was approved by voters, anyone caught shoplifting items not exceeding $950 would be charged with misdemeanors,” the Mail reported. “But critics said the measure encouraged the rampant organized retail theft, with gangs of thieves filmed smashing glass cases at a jewelry store and snatching garments from upmarket yoga clothing brand Lululemon on Sunday — one day after others were filmed swarming a drug store and stealing prescriptions.”


2 posted on 11/25/2021 6:18:06 AM PST by MarvinStinson
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To: MarvinStinson

I know! We can call them “Black Friday” specials.


3 posted on 11/25/2021 6:19:44 AM PST by plangent
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To: MarvinStinson

A criminal is a criminal is a criminal is a criminal


4 posted on 11/25/2021 6:21:01 AM PST by MrRelevant
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To: MarvinStinson
Two men who teach criminal justice are speaking out about use of the word “looting” to describe the crime spree by groups breaking into luxury retailers in California to steal merchandize – claiming the term is a racist.

Two men can go screw themselves.

Besides, these days, being called a 'racist' is a badge of honor.

5 posted on 11/25/2021 6:21:24 AM PST by Lazamataz (I feel like it is 1937 Germany, and my last name is Feinberg.)
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To: MarvinStinson
Looting is a term that we typically use when people of color or urban dwellers are doing something...

If it looks like a duck...walks like a duck...quacks like a duck...

6 posted on 11/25/2021 6:21:28 AM PST by econjack (I'm not bossy. I just know what you should be doing.)
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To: MarvinStinson
Only 30 more looting days until Christmas!
7 posted on 11/25/2021 6:21:39 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Diana Moon Glampers for Secretary of Education! )
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Or...

“Putting the black in Black Friday.”

Go ahead. You can use it. Just tell em a black guy told you that one.


8 posted on 11/25/2021 6:23:23 AM PST by jimjohn (...like Donkey Kong.)
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To: MarvinStinson

The looters should go to the wokester houses.

This will not stop until the guilty whites are murdered by the people the racistly protect.


9 posted on 11/25/2021 6:23:37 AM PST by Fai Mao (I don't think we have enough telephone poles., )
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To: MarvinStinson

Call it what you will, if the nation does not have a will to stop it, then the nation is no more - it is but a corpse being consumed by maggots.


10 posted on 11/25/2021 6:23:52 AM PST by The Duke (Search for 'Sydney Ducks' and understand what is needed.)
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To: MarvinStinson
After the 1968 rioting and looting in DC, the Police Manual was edited to describe such behavior as Times of High Excitement.
11 posted on 11/25/2021 6:24:20 AM PST by ComputerGuy (Heavily-medicated for your protection)
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I credit POTUS Trump for luring these lunatics out from under the slimy rocks they were hiding under under and out into the light....at least now we know who they are and what they’re up to.


12 posted on 11/25/2021 6:25:15 AM PST by V_TWIN
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“Looting is a term that we typically use when people of color or urban dwellers are doing something,”

somebody did something

Collins dictionary:

looter
(luːtəʳ)
Word forms: plural looters
COUNTABLE NOUN
A looter is a person who steals things from shops or houses, for example during a war or riot.

13 posted on 11/25/2021 6:27:49 AM PST by mjp (pro-freedom & pro-wealth $)
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Cooning…


14 posted on 11/25/2021 6:28:51 AM PST by EEGator
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To: MarvinStinson

I could get a lot of gas for $949.99.


15 posted on 11/25/2021 6:29:18 AM PST by HighSierra5 (The only way you know a commie is lying is when they open their pieholes.p)
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But not for long.


16 posted on 11/25/2021 6:29:47 AM PST by HighSierra5 (The only way you know a commie is lying is when they open their pieholes.p)
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190 gallons.


17 posted on 11/25/2021 6:31:05 AM PST by HighSierra5 (The only way you know a commie is lying is when they open their pieholes.p)
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To: All

Last night
they used bear spray on the guard

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18 posted on 11/25/2021 6:31:10 AM PST by janetjanet998
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To: MarvinStinson

How about ‘human trash scum dirtbag thieves’?


19 posted on 11/25/2021 6:33:38 AM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: V_TWIN; All
I credit POTUS Trump for luring these lunatics out from under the slimy rocks they were hiding under under and out into the light...

Point!

20 posted on 11/25/2021 6:34:24 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Celebrate Decivilization)
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