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WATCH: Black Lives Matter Activists Corner Woman At Restaurant, Demand She Raise Fist. She Refuses.
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Photo: Washington Post journalist Fredrick Kunkle

Leftist activists cornered a woman at a restaurant in Washington, D.C., early this week and demanded that she give in to their demands of joining them by raising her fist. She stood her ground and refused to give in.

Washington Post journalist Fredrick Kunkle captured the incident on video and shared it on social media, writing: “In a scene that played out several times Monday, a Black Lives Matter protest that began in Columbia Heights confronted White diners outside D.C. restaurants, chanting ‘White silence is violence!’ and demanding White diners show their solidarity.”


“In Adams Morgan, protesters screamed at Lauren B. Victor for several minutes for refusing to raise her fist with them. ‘Are you a Christian?’ a female protester demanded,” Kunkle reported. “‘Good for you — you stood your ground,’ Chuck Modiano said sarcastically as the crowd moved on.”

“Modiano, who had been yelling at Victor and moments later identified himself as a citizen journalist who writes for @Deadspin, told Victor he couldn’t understand why she was the only diner in the area who wouldn’t comply. ‘What was in you, you couldn’t do this?’,” Kunkle continued. “‘I felt I was under attack,’ Victor, an urban planner, said, adding that she felt there was something wrong about being coerced to show support.”

“In the moment, it didn’t feel right,’ Victor said, adding that she also could understand their anger,” Kunkle added. “‘I wasn’t actually frightened. I didn’t think they’d do anything to me,’ she said. ‘I’m very much with them. I’ve been marching with them for weeks and weeks and weeks.'”

Kunkle shared another video from the incident, writing: “Given many comments regarding protesters’ races, it’s worth noting that a young Black woman leading the protest Monday asked White protesters to step forward, as seen here. This direction was given more than once.”

Reaction to the aggressive behavior that the leftist activists displayed toward the woman was overwhelmingly negative as nearly everyone condemned their actions.

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough tweeted: “What horrible people.”

Conservative commentator Dana Loesch tweeted: “Coercion is the hallmark of tyrants.”

Politico reporter Tim Alberta tweeted: “Really though, the brazen witlessness of these cosplaying activists aside, what happens when they do this to the wrong person? Someone who suffers from anxiety attacks. Someone who just lost a loved one and is mourning. Someone who carries a weapon. What then?”

Federalist journalist John Davidson tweeted: “This is insane. These people don’t want to share a republic, they don’t want justice or peace, they don’t want a better world. They want to rule you.”

Leftist journalist Glenn Greenwald tweeted: “This is repulsive. And has nothing whatsoever to do with the murder of George Floyd, the horrific shooting of Jacob Blake, or even police brutality generally. It’s about all sorts of other things besides that.”

Policy analyst Brian Riedl tweeted: “When I imagine a Democrat ascendancy over the next few decades, these intolerant, woke mobs scare me the most. I tell myself most Democrats are sane & moderate, but I fear these younger generations of Robespierres already dominating campuses, & someday fully conquering the Dems.”

Journalist Jeryl Bier tweeted: “These people are deranged. There is nothing normal about this behavior, no matter how noble they believe their cause to be. Imagine screaming ‘white silence is violence’ in someone face while jabbing your finger at them and thinking you have the high ground.”

Journalist Jeff Greenfield tweeted: “This gathering (might as well have been) [paid] for by the Committee to Reelect Trump.”

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