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"When The Action Ends, The Cameras Will Depart": In Ferguson, As Elsewhere, Voting Is What Matters

In covering the violence engulfing Ferguson, Missouri, media routinely cite the following numbers to explain the frustration of the minority community there:

Ferguson’s population is two-thirds African-American, yet the mayor, five of the six City Council members and nearly the entire police force are white. 561 more words


"Racism: It's The Law": American Institutional Racism Conceals Itself From Those Who Prefer Not To See It And Aren’t Victimized By It

Smoke and fire, sirens blaring, horns honking, a sudden hail of bullets. This is what passes for the American dialogue on race and justice.

It’s hidden until it explodes. 980 more words


Authorities: Alcohol Was Factor In Fatal Crash

ALBORN, Minn. (AP) — A 48-year-old woman has died and three others were injured after a vehicle rolled over in St. Louis County.

The sheriff’s office has identified the woman who died as Chevra Jean Zeigler of Shoreview. 46 more words


Is the pathologist hired by Michael Brown’s family a phony?

FERGUSON, MO – The folks in Ferguson, MO, have something to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving.

Their town survived the night without flames, teargas, and the general uncivil disobedience from earlier in the week. 217 more words


"How Darren Wilson Saw Michael Brown In Ferguson": "Like It Was 'Making Him Mad' That I’m Shooting At Him"

After announcing that Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown this summer, would not be indicted, Ferguson officials made available Mr. Wilson’s testimony… 387 more words

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Tweeter, Justice and Ferguson

Weaseling out of things is what separates us from the animals.  – Homer Simpson

I did something I almost never do around midnight Monday night – I commented on breaking news using a hashtag.

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"Is This Just The Beginning?": Raging Protesters Set Ferguson on Fire

It’s nearly impossible to capture the pain, frustration, and sadness in Ferguson following the announcement that a white cop will not be charged for shooting an unarmed black teen three months ago. 915 more words