Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Because it isn't just #Ferguson

All over the country, the lives of young Black and brown men just don't matter.

"This decision seems to underscore an unwritten rule that Black lives hold no value; that you may kill Black men in this country without consequences or repercussions. This is a frightening narrative for every parent and guardian of Black and brown children, and another setback for race relations in America," Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) said in a statement [after the no-indictment decision].

The congresswoman called it a "slap in the face to Americans nationwide who continue to hope and believe that justice will prevail" and expressed solidarity with "the loved ones of all the Michael Browns we have buried in this country."

I'm just not feeling like writing much this morning.

FYI Alex Nieto. Oscar Grant.

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