Imagine this scenario: a crowd of largely white people takes to the streets in a town near you, demanding an end to Islamist terrorism. A group of militants waving ISIS banners turns up to harass the protesters, and when the protesters attempt to usher them away, the militants open fire, injuring five people. What do you think the media would call the people doing the shooting?
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Tom Hawking is Flavorwire's Deputy Editor. He's from Australia, has lived in NYC for five years, and once edited India's biggest music magazine. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, VICE, the NME, the Quietus and various other outlets. He likes hearing new music, watching basketball, and sleeping. He lives in Brooklyn with an irascible cat named Kathleen Hanna.