Tagged: Ferguson

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Why Ferguson Shouldn’t Follow MLK

  There has been a lot of discussion of following MLK’s example for the people of Ferguson. Apparently, many people are being given the sanitized version of MLK and how his nonviolent protest was viewed.   The majority of Americans, considered MLK to be an extreme radical. The FBI went...

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The Ferguson Grand Jury

  Many people have legitimate concerns about police conduct and the possibility of wrongful force regarding Officer Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. I believe clarification on the concept of a grand jury is needed.   Grand Jury The Fifth Amendment states: “No person shall be held to...

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Pumpkins and Social Media

  Pumpkins From ABCNews:   “Local police in New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near Keene’s annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend.   The parties around Keene State University coincided with the Keene...

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Ferguson Burning: What We Know

  18 year old Michael Brown was shot to death on Saturday, August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri, a majority black suburb of St. Louis. St. Louis County Police Chief Joe Belmar held a news conference the next day stating the investigation shows that Brown was unarmed, physically assaulted the officer,...

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The Breeze: Who Is Chris Miller?

  Killing the Breeze sits down with Chris Miller to talk about former soldiers turned artists. Plus, @JackdaBeanstalk on the killing of Mike Brown and the riots going on in his hometown of St. Louis.     Battlefields Ten years after the U.S. first invaded Iraq, returning troops are filing...