You have the peaceful protestors who march against what they perceive as police brutality.
The statistics actually are that more white people have been shot than blacks. Police are hesitant to pull their guns just because of the civil rights issues. Statistics also indicate more crime committed by blacks than whites and there are more instances of force being used. Every time a cop stops a car, they don't know what they'll encounter so apprehension plays a part. Not to mention mistakes in something they perceive. I don't doubt that there are rogue cops but I don't think it as prevalent as it was in the past.
Next you have the radical left political activists who deliberately try to create havoc. They are not there for whatever cause is being demonstrated for. They use the demonstrations to disrupt and divide. They are against the establishment and want to bring it down.
Then you have the opportunists who just take advantage of the chaos to loot and steal.
Right wing extremists would probably only get involved if given an opportunity or reason to fight.
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