As part of their efforts to obtain “justice” for Michael Brown, rioters responded to last night’s announcement that Officer Darren Wilson would not face charges by looting black-owned businesses.
One of the dozen buildings set ablaze by rioters was Juanita’s Fashion R Boutique, which is located at 9844 West Florissant.
Video of the incident shows the building completely gutted by fire as a number of individuals stand around laughing.
A caption next to a picture of the burning building carried by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reads, “Protesters take pictures in front of the burning Juanita’s Fashion R Boutique in St. Louis, Mo. early today.”
As the promotional video below reveals, Juanita’s Fashion R Boutique is (or was before it was burned to the ground), “the largest black-owned boutique in St. Louis.”
In a separate incident, Natalie DuBose was pictured in floods of tears after her cake store was also targeted by looters.
— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) November 25, 2014
KMOV-TV reported that “The majority of stores that were damaged or completely destroyed during Monday night’s violent riots in Ferguson were minority owned.”
Although National Guard soldiers were stationed outside a shopping mall, no cops or Guard troops were in place to defend private property against looters and arsonists on West Florissant.