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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:30 PM

"It doesn’t seem fair that police can commit brutal acts against innocent people & get away with it"

Colbert King:

We are in a bad place. My 20-year-old grandson, Will, the most gentle and respectful young man you would ever want to meet, posted this on his Facebook page:

“Regarding the recent events in Ferguson: I’ve always wanted to believe my country was free. But today’s grand jury decision tells me this cannot be the case. No country that refuses to hold the police, those so-called ‘defenders of the law,’ accountable for its unjust brutality — and yes, it is often very brutal — can be free. When the grand jury declined to charge Darren Wilson for his actions, what kind of a message does that send? . . . It doesn’t seem fair that police can commit brutal acts against innocent people and get away with it.”


It’s not, Will. Not today. Not in your great-grandmother’s day when that Mississippi grand jury let that white farmer get away with murder. Not ever.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/colbert-king-deep-south-justice-in-ferguson/2014/11/28/23cdb404-75b4-11e4-a755-e32227229e7b_story.html

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NoJusticeNoPeace Dec 2014 #1

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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:39 PM

1. Thank god for social media and 24/7 news and 400 channels on your TV

Or we would not know what happened to Brown or Trayvon or Jordan Davis (remember, he had to die because his music was too loud)...

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