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Exclusive Report On Ferguson Racial Profiling

On Wednesday March 4, 2015, the Justice Department also issued a 100-page report that confirmed America’s greatest nightmare – systemic racial profiling and race discrimination by the Ferguson police and criminal justice court system exclusively against African-Americans better known and Black people with the vast majority being Black males.   154 more words
Racial Profiling

I've Seen the Ghost: A musing inspired by conversation with a kid about Ferguson

Yet again a child has served me such an eye-opening and long overdue lesson. This lesson resulted from the following conversation:

7 year old child: What are you reading? 1,042 more words


Fixing A Problem the Right Way

I recently wrote about how we should be careful about playing the racist card in many of the incidents that seem to keep popping up in the news of late. 479 more words


US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional. 911 more words

Ferguson Unrest

Most shocking parts of Dept. of Justice report on Ferguson police

(CNN) — Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city “must do better” to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city’s police force. 1,939 more words


Random Headlines -- 3/04/15

The New York Times – Department of Justice finds Ferguson police routinely violate the rights of blacks.

The Independent – Fewer big US companies are run by women than by guys named John. 101 more words



Skid Row is in the spotlight following the shooting on an (of course) unarmed black man by three LAPD officers.  And there’s (of course) video. 1,057 more words

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