WHOSE STREETS?

A riot is the language of the unheard. — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On August 9, 2014, at approximately 12:03 p.m. Central Daylight Time, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a black man, was shot and killed by 28-year-old police officer Darren Wilson, a white man, in Ferguson, Missouri. Just minutes before the shooting, Brown was reported in connection with a convenience store, QuikTrip, theft; when Wilson and Brown’s paths crossed, a struggle ensued and Wilson shot Brown 12 times, with the twelfth shot delivering the fatal blow. Brown was unarmed and, according to witnesses, had his hands raised in the position … Continue reading WHOSE STREETS?