Let’s be real. You can’t keep heaping injustice upon injustice on people and think they will stay calm and in control. Mike Brown, a young black teen, was executed by Ferguson police with arms raised. What we are witnessing in the aftermath is a predictable human response.
As part of the human chain that separated hundreds of protesters from well-armed cops, I saw pure, unfiltered rage and frustration in the faces and words of mainly young, black people. I don’t think they were seeking blood, they were seekingjustice. They want justice for Mike Brown today but for themselves every day.They know they could be Mike Brown–we all are Mike. Read more