Monday, March 9, 2015

Justice Department Report Affirms “Moral Bankruptcy” in Ferguson

In light of the Justice Department report that showed “searing pattern or practice of racial bias with both Ferguson police department and the local courts.”

(via.Intercultural Talk)

“The key element in the Brown-Wilson encounter was not any specific action either man took — it was the preset hostility to the cops that Brown apparently harbored. And that hostility was key because it was indeed totally justified.

“The right-wing take on Brown–that he was simply a “thug”–is a know-nothing position.  The question we must ask is: What is the situation that makes two young black men comfortable dismissing a police officer’s request to step aside?”
“These men were expressing a community-wide sense that the official keepers of order are morally bankrupt.”

Read complete article here