“At this point the world was paying attention. Friends and family were reaching out. How come words won’t satiate people? Why Minneapolis? The cops started it, I replied. They killed George Floyd and took every opportunity to escalate, agitate and make things worse. The cops are rioting and the people are responding,” Hogan wrote.
He also said that lighting the third precinct on fire was a “revolutionary moment” and said this violent act is an “act of pure righteousness” and opens “new worlds of understanding.”
Hogan in his op-ed said that “The people declared themselves ungovernable and unilaterally took their power back. The largest international human rights movement in modern history had begun. The youth of Minneapolis carried all of this. The cops started it.”