Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Crystal Wright - Death of Black Teen Michael Brown Incites Another Race War

"There are a lot of unanswered questions in this case. If Brown was brutalized by a police officer for stealing a package of cigarettes, the officer should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. But while the court of public opinion as made up its mind that Wilson is guilty, the reality is, due process of the law hasn’t taken place.

Is it good that of in the town of Ferguson where about 70% of the 21,000 residents are black that of 53 police officers only three are black? No, not necessarily. But does it mean the non-black officers are racist? No, not necessarily. Could the Ferguson police do a better job of recruiting black officers? Yes, probably."
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