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The jury is still out on the impact of Ferguson

ferguson-protest1RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., December 2, 2014 – It has been a week since the not-so-grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. However, an indictment was handed down. It simply had nothing to do with the officer or victim and was extrajudicial in nature. It was an indictment of our society in general, its lack of respect for people and the law, and its misplaced priorities … Read more

Ferguson: Beyond the protests and politics

Ferguson_Day_6,_Picture_53RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., August 25, 2014 – The shooting death of any human being is a tragedy. However, the shooting death of a Black individual by a White police officer is a temptation for the media and a selfish opportunity for others. If you had any doubt, you need only look to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

In a rational world, a legal process would be followed; the same legal process that is followed in every other type of case. Evidence would be gathered including but not limited to forensics, witness testimony, and any possible recording(s) of the incident … Read more

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