Police said they did not know why so many black people were rioting [at the annual “hell house”]. One spokesman said the rioters were “silly.”
That is a different excuse than what we heard from a similar episode of black mob violence at a recent showing of a scary movie in a suburb of Rochester. There, a police spokeswoman explained why 500 black people were fighting in and outside of a scary movie. (…)
The Austin Statesman and other local media dutifully neglected to report that everyone arrested and everyone involved in the mayhem was black. Many commenters to local news sites pointed that out, but most of these remarks were removed minutes after going up.
The comments blasting the censored remarks as being racist were allowed to remain.