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Nation Reacts to Ferguson Verdict, Systemic Racism

Ferguson, Missouri exploded in anger Monday night, moments after the announcement of a grand jury decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. 1,215 more words

Race

White rage

Ferguson is about the anger of capitalist patriarchal whiteness of power in the US, of course. And Carol Anderson, associate professor of African-American Studies at Emory, makes it clear… 256 more words

Violence

The Death of Michael Brown: Who is to Blame?

When the story first broke, of an unarmed black teenager shot by a white police officer, it was tempting to immediately take to social media to vent outrage. 1,137 more words

Race

Well done Officer Darren Wilson, of Feguson, MO., Police Department.

Many years ago I was a police officer, today I am a Christian minister, so I have a double interest in all this.

You will know of the shooting dead of a criminal in America that tripped off the anti-authority troubles in the US recently.  1,049 more words

Race

Ferguson

I have never been more hurt by people professing faith in Christ than I have been since the Michael Brown saga began.

This August I spent the nine and a half hours driving home from vacation in Idaho in a dense emotional fog, silently chewing on the murder of this young black boy. 856 more words

Christianity

When Not All Lives Matter

Many well-meaning people, when confronted with ideas like feminism or “Black Lives Matter” will respond as though offended.

“Shouldn’t we,” they will say, a slight smirk on their lips, “instead of calling it feminism, call it humanism? 822 more words

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