“tramp in the history of the racism of the USA – a temporary phenomenon. And what is happening in the country, much more than trump,” — said the TV channel “Russia 1” a legend of American journalism, the former head of the Moscow Bureau of CNN’s Jill Dougherty.
She believes that the protest movement is not connected with the upcoming elections and the desire of Democrats to shift the trump.
it is Now a historic moment for US – very much is changing, the journalist said. People wonder why, if law and order is the same for all police in the streets killing people, and mostly African-Americans?
“the Law exists but is not introduced in life,” said Jill Dougherty. That this situation has changed, and America has come a real equality, and is now the struggle. “Blacks and white are equal under the law, but not equal in fact. Yet on the street killing mostly African-Americans,” said the reporter.
She noted that over the last 30-40 years, African Americans began to support a white that want true equality. And American youth is very reluctant to something changed in this regard.
Jill Daugherty also spoke about his observations of the performances of the protesters. Among them, she said, marauding extremists rather small percentage – about 5%. The majority are peaceful protesters.
the Journalist noticed that a wave of protests swept not only the U.S. but other countries as well. “Many people are dissatisfied with infringement of their rights”, she stated.
“American society is changing very rapidly. Now a whole generation of mixed marriages, and it is impossible to talk about the white andwhether black. I support equality. I think that in the end all over a large equality, than five years ago,” concluded Jill Dougherty.
protests against racism and police abuse in the US are from the end of may. They started in Minneapolis after the death of the African-American George Floyd, who died after a brutal arrest by the police. In some American cities the protests turned into riots and looting.