“A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a week ago.” The Wall of Moms and Leaf Blower Dads won a huge political messaging victory in Portland. Those committing violence and vandalism threaten to undo that win. And they’re also drowning out the actual point of the protests. Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests.