Posts Tagged ‘Michael Brown’

December 3rd, 2014 - 11:00 pm § in America

St. Louis black cops repudiate white cops’ criticism of NFL players

Last Sunday, five black St. Louis Rams players raised their hands to show solidarity with Ferguson protesters. The gesture infuriated the city’s white police union, whose business manager, Jeff Roorda — a white cop with a checkered personal history — called it “tasteless, off[...]

November 15th, 2014 - 3:50 pm § in Misc.

What Citizens Don’t Understand About Police Use Of Force

The press is eagerly awaiting the Michael Brown grand jury decision, because whichever way it goes, it’ll be a good story. If Officer Darren Wilson is indicted, there’s the best trial since George Zimmerman to look forward to; and if he isn’t, there’ll be protests and maybe r[...]