Interesting that we live in a country that was founded on slavery, violence, murder, genocide, and all out war. Yet the current ruling class demands that you be peaceful when you protest their abuse of you. Now, I don’t know about you, but that makes no damn sense at all to me.
To me, it sounds like they want to keep you docile and accepting of the abuse they are dishing out to you. Look at all the struggles that people of color in this country have had to endure. Then remember that they told you that you were allowed to assemble peacefully to protest what was going on.
Then remember what the ruling class of this country did to gain its independence and you tell me, which method was more effective.