Many people seem to think in 140- (or fewer) character bites these days.
It’s hard to break complex news into 140-character bursts. Much is lost. But I’ll try. I want people to understand. Lives count on it.
Michael Brown and Ferguson are about more than Michael Brown or Ferguson. They are about every black man in every town in the United States.
Months of protesting have followed Michael Brown’s death. But why? He was a “thug.”
Beside, a grand jury found his killer innocent? Strange, since grand juries decide whether charges should be brought, not give verdicts.
Much was terribly wrong with this peculiar grand jury. Prosecutor McCulloch counted on the public not caring about the differences.
McCulloch seems to have counted correctly.
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