The two Department of Justice reports about Mike Brown and Ferguson PD reveal much about how you think about race in America.
Even though the Department of Justice decided not to charge Darren Wilson, the phrase "Hands up, don't shoot" still matters.
Even though Ferguson, Missouri is 500 miles from where I live, the events unfolded with a startling nearness. The death of unarmed African American teenager, Mike Brown, at the hands of White police officer, Darren Wilson, felt personal. I know some facts of the case are murky. I know intelligent people profoundly disagree on whether … Continue reading The Image of God in the African American Experience
In the wake of the grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of African American teenager, Michael Brown, opinion posts are dotting the Internet landscape. Here are a few early posts about Ferguson, race, and the viewpoints of Christians. The Ferguson Grand Jury Has Given Us Our Marching Orders … Continue reading Roundup: Seven Early Posts on Ferguson