Michael Brown is not a metaphor, Joe Klein

Host Melissa Harris-Perry delivers a stinging open letter to Time Magazine scribe Joe Klein in response to his column on Michael Brown, Ferguson, and race.

Source: www.msnbc.com

And, then there’s this….

Police Don’t Shoot BMW-Driving White Teen Who Committed Three Hit-And-Runs And Assaulted Officer (VIDEO)

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2014/09/07/police-dont-shoot-bmw-driving-white-teen-who-committed-three-hit-and-runs-and-assaulted-officer-video/

 

We shouldn’t be upset with the rich white girl.

 

We should be upset with the police and with ourselves.

 

We’ve become a nation of gullible and fearful sheep since 9/11. Is it any wonder that police have become untrained and unqualified military units with armored vehicles and grenade launchers?

 

Oh. By the way.

 

There is nothing "liberal" or "progressive" about militarized police departments or the absurdity claimed by some that we live in a post-racial America.

 

We shouldn’t be upset or surprised that rich white girls and poor black men get treated differently by society and by the police unless we’re prepared to get off our asses and do something about it.

 

That "something" is to vote for people with the courage to shrink our military, to disarm our police, and to stand up for justice.

 

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