(Campaign for America's Future) -- A riot in New Hampshire, and a likely acquittal in Ferguson, Missouri, underscore that blacks and whites still live in very different Americas, under very different rules. The comparison was inevitable, as the images of unrest in Ferguson were still fresh in the minds of Americans, when a riot of a different color broke out in Keene, New Hampshire last week.
Predominantly white Keene State University students and non-students destroyed street signs, threw liquor bottles and billiard balls, set fires, pushed barricades, shouted curses at police officers, and flipped at least one car.
Students weren’t the only ones getting, “rowdy.” Pumpkin Festival coordinator Ruth Sterling even fought with local reporter Jared Goodell, wresting away his microphone in an attempt to keep him from covering the riots.
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