Unfortunately, this cartoon sits atop a razor sharp line between satire and truth. And I’m not laughing.
: Why the Eric Garner video matters
Both the fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the violent responses were heartbreaking — and are the fruits of deep-rooted social problems. Events in Ferguson are evidence that if communities don’t see fit to invest in the well-being and future of those who historically have been marginalized, they’ll pay one way or another.
St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCullough made what seem to be some odd prosecutorial decisions in the case of the shooting of Michael Brown.
If you were a cynic, you might argue that they were calculated decisions. Either way, they led to no indictment being returned in the case.