In Defense Of Black Rage: Michael Brown, Police And The American Dream.

I find I am unable to put words together, this is an excellent piece and necessary read.

The Militant Negro™

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Marcelle Stewart confronts police officers during a march and rally in downtown Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 11, 2014. (Credit: AP/Sid Hastings) Marcelle Stewart confronts police officers during a march and rally in downtown Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 11, 2014. (Credit: AP/Sid Hastings)

In Defense Of Black Rage: Michael Brown, police and the American dream

I don’t support the looting in Ferguson, Missouri. But I’m also tired of “turning the other cheek” and forgiving

By BRITTNEY COOPER & SALON.com

On Saturday a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager on his way to college this week. Brown was shot multiple times, though his hands were in the air. His uncovered body was left in the street for hours, as a crowd from his neighborhood gathered to stand vigil. Then they marched down to the police station. On Sunday evening, some folks in the crowd looted a couple of stores and threw bottles at the police. Monday morning was marked by peaceful protests.

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Comments

  1. What is the world coming to? Abuse of power? The injustice of it all makes me ill. Is there no more sanity?

  2. I just read this Val in full.. and its outrageous … My heart is so sad right now, with everything which is happening around our world.. Sending you a Hug xx

  3. Thank you for sharing this, Val. It’s terrible what’s going on there. Another blight on our society, and so far the police have been ineffective in coming to any unity.

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