Police presence and riot control at a Patriot Prayer Rally in Portland, Oregon in 2018. Photo Credit: Eric Crudup/Shutterstock

2020: The Fifty-Year Perfect Storm In The Making

By Jim Weiss, Mickey Davis and Bob O’Brien

The May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, set
off a firestorm of widespread, nationwide anti-police protests, demonstrations,
violence, rioting, and looting.

The enormity and magnitude of the 2020 unrest seemed unprecedented and
caught America by surprise. However, it wasn't unprecedented, nor should it
have been surprising. This is because fifty-two years ago in 1968, America had
also experienced similar widespread protes...