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There's a 'Ferguson' near you

Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American male in suburban Ferguson, Missouri, who had just graduated from high school and planned to start college, has joined a long line of blacks, especially black males, who have recently been gunned down, wrestled down and killed by white men and/or white police officers who claim "reasonable fear" or "self-defense" as their defense. However, Chicago has experienced a rash of young blacks in gangs killing each other over "territory" or in "retaliation," so it's not just whites killing young black males.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/08/12/jesse-jackson-ferguson-riots-column/13957197/

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