It was actually worse, back in 1968. Back then, it wasn’t a transient from Houston that was killed, but Martin Luther King Jr. We didn’t have Black Lives Matter. We had the Black Liberation Army. They didn’t want to disband the police. They wanted to “off” them. 35 police officers were killed by the Black Panthers. Here’s a list of who they were.
The following year President Richard Nixon was inaugurated, and began the process of “Vietnamification”, his word for withdrawal from the futile war in Vietnam.
And a man named Armstrong walked upon the moon.