On Friday, Kamala Harris defended months of unrest and protests, many of which have led to mass looting, acts of violence and arson in several big cities across America.
Harris, who is hoping to become the next Vice President, implied that such anti-police protests are an “essential component of evolution” in America, and are “necessary.”
“Nothing that we have achieved in our country that has been about progress, in particular around civil rights, has come without a fight,” Kamala said while participating in a virtual conversation on race as part of the NAACP’s National Convention.
“And so I am always going to interpret these protests as an essential component of evolution in our country — as an essential component or mark of a real democracy and as necessary,” she added. “The people’s voices must be heard.”
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Just days ago, Sen. Harris drew controversy when she declared that the only way to keep communities safe is to “reimagine public safety.”