We shall overcome again!

bullseye manFERGUSON, Mo. – In a field just 100 feet from the patch of pavement where Michael Brown fell, a young girl took to a stage with her sisters and friends and sang for peace.


Police force and violence

PencilPaperIn Missouri this week law enforcement officers lobbed tear gas canisters and shot rubber bullets at enraged protesters after police shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in suburban St. Louis.

Witnesses say the boy was “shot like an animal” for no reason at all. The resulting conflagration in St. Louis resembles – more than anything else – the Deep South in the late 50s and early 60s.

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