At a prior mass protest, police Chief Ed Flynn accused one half of the protesters as being "out of town hipsters." Earlier tonight Sheriff David Clark said that protesters are going to be lead by "outside anarchists". Here's the corporate media take.
From Journal Sentinel
The following article is from corporate news in Durham. It draws upon an internal report from DPD that can be seen here.
DURHAM, N.C. -
A report released Tuesday on recent protests in Durham suggests an anarchist group may be responsible for aggravating demonstrators already frustrated with police officers.
Greek anarchist and convicted robber Nikos Romanos has ended a hunger strike after parties agreed on an amendment that will allow him to attend on-campus classes while wearing an electronic bracelet, Kathimerini understands.
Romanos had been on hunger strike since November 10 over authorities' refusal to grand him an educational leave to attend classes at a Greek technical college (TEI). He stopped receiving liquids on Wednesday morning.
Tear gas and smoke bombs scattered protesters during a march that started peacefully in Berkeley, Saturday night.
The skirmish with police began near Addison near Shattuck at about 6:30 p.m. as police and masked protesters faced off. the protesters broke windows along University Ave. near Martin Luther King Blvd., smashed bottles and spray painted graffiti. Others took hammers and smashed ATM machines, and overturned garbage dumpsters.