Advertisement

Mark and Charlie's Blog

Blog > Mark and Charlie's Blog > There's a 'Ferguson' near you

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/

A hammer pounds away in the living room of a middle class home. A sanding machine smoothes the grain of the wood...
After eight years attacking the Affordable Care Act, Congressional Republicans are facing a tough reality: ending...
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral Bill McRaven lashed out at President Donald Trump's label of the media as "the enemy of...
Immigration activists unfurled a sign that read "Refugees Welcome" from the observation deck of the Statue of...
A Dallas jury sentenced a neurosurgeon to life in prison after they heard from over a dozen patient who testified...