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Protests in Ferguson, Mo., a rising tide - Opinion Column

Protests in Ferguson, Mo., a rising tide

Given past actions across the United States in bringing to justice White police officers or their proxies who shot and killed African-Americans, it should come as no surprise that officer Darren Wilson, 28, was not indicted for murder or manslaughter, but instead is now free of charges of the August 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a mainly Black suburb. 483 more words

The Michael Brown Investigation Verdict invokes a seemingly forgotten wave of Civil Disobedience

And that’s a VERY good thing at this point in our nation’s history.

Michael Brown’s death was the breaking point for alot of people. I can only hope the people of America will no longer keep quiet in the face of an injustice committed on their watch. 357 more words


What Happened to Mike Brown Was Not an Act of Racism

I will repeat that again: what happened to Mike Brown was NOT an act of racism.  Though the media and so many outraged people are saying it was. 880 more words

What are these Ferguson people protesting anyway?

“What are these Ferguson people protesting anyway?”

That’s the question I heard from a family member after she learned I joined a rally for Michael Brown at the State Capitol in St. 357 more words


SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi Explains What Was Wrong With The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi expressed disappointment Wednesday with the grand jury’s decision declining to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of  Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. 441 more words


Ferguson Protesters Arrested at NYC's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A group of protesters were arrested Thursday at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade while demonstrating in the wake of the announcement that a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., would not be indicted in the death of an unarmed black teenager. 79 more words

The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

For those trying to understand why the grand jury in the Michael Brown case came to the decision not to indict Darren Wilson, this appears to be a very good accounting: 253 more words