*Note to Governor Jay Nixon: “Curfew” = SUNDOWNING to Black People! How About Arresting Darren Wilson?

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Will someone tell Gov Jay Nixon people will be calm when the murderer is arrested? It’s not rocket science.’

Word! And the longer they hold off bringing charges against Darren Wilson, the more they’re complicit in further inciting the citizens of Ferguson.

Trying to cage the Ferguson folks in like animals via curfew is not the answer, Governor Nixon. The  citizens of Ferguson don’t need protection from each other, they need protection from the POLICE.

If you want to maintain calm, then you’d better start with the FERGUSON, MO POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Deal with the looters and hooligans; there’s no need to issue a curfew. But the FPD is inept in dealing with black folks as FULL HUMANS!

It’s only when there is tension and anger they react to black folks and it’s by 1.Harrassing, profiling shooting-murdering, dehumanizing manner 2. issue that curfew, because it’s a means to control.

Charge Darren Wilson with MURDER!

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145 Responses to *Note to Governor Jay Nixon: “Curfew” = SUNDOWNING to Black People! How About Arresting Darren Wilson?

  1. rikyrah says:

    Enas E. Ragland @PowhatanTribe

    Amnesty International Sends Human Rights Delegation to Ferguson, Missouri the action is unprecedented in the U.S. http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/press-releases/amnesty-international-sends-human-rights-delegation-to-ferguson-missouri
    4:11 PM – 17 Aug 2014

  2. rikyrah says:

    Hafiz @muslimsoul

    Rev. Al says 12% voting turnout (ref. county executive Charlie Dooley’s recent loss) is an insult to your children! #Ferguson #MikeBrown
    4:08 PM – 17 Aug 2014

  3. rikyrah says:

    Defying Dogma @DefyingDogma

    Hillary Clinton isn’t too old to be President. She’s in great shape. She has been Sprinting away from the #FergusonShooting all Week.

  4. rikyrah says:

    1. WTF are they concerned about Rev. Al’s role. None of their business.
    2. BTW, they mad as a muthaphucka that Rev. Al has a platform by which to bring forth these cases. They STILL mad about Trayvon and what Rev. Al brought to that case.

    CNN Reliable Sources ✔ @CNNReliable

    Video from today’s show: @MarcLamontHill and @GOPBlackChick on @TheRevAl’s dual roles, activist AND anchor http://cnn.it/1kLTBpK
    3:41 PM – 17 Aug 2014

    • Ametia says:

      Fuck these SAMBOs! Rev al about the walk, not the talk. and btw, Lamonut down in Ferguson trying to get some shine like that fool Don Lemon. niggas and flies….

  5. rikyrah says:

    Alycee @jazziz2

    I pray that the Lord Bless and protect Capt Ron Johnson! #Ferguson
    3:28 PM – 17 Aug 2014

  6. rikyrah says:

    boney starks! @BoneyStarks

    They had 6 days to come up with this. Now they will throw dirt a dead kid with no criminal background. I’ve seen it before. You have too.
    8:59 AM – 15 Aug 2014

  7. rikyrah says:

    Jessica W. Luther @scATX

    #MikeBrown wanted to walk down the street. And he is dead. And the #Ferguson PD is using his silence in death to make him a criminal.
    9:01 AM – 15 Aug 2014

  8. rikyrah says:

    GrooveSDC @GrooveSDC

    So lets recap. No dashboard cam of the incident. But definitely photos of Michael Brown in a store. Funny how that happens #NMOS14 #Ferguson
    9:26 AM – 15 Aug 2014

  9. rikyrah says:

    Shaun King @ShaunKing

    Am I right that the Ferguson Police Chief is now saying that Darren Wilson did not file an incident report so they won’t be releasing one?

    Justin Gibson @Gunsguy

    @ShaunKing he didn’t file report, did not report shooting on radio, left scene in his car, he did everything wrong after shooting. So….
    2:15 PM – 17 Aug 2014

  10. rikyrah says:

    Charles Johnson @Green_Footballs

    On CNN just now, lawyer for store owners confirmed they did not file a robbery report with Ferguson PD.
    1:27 PM – 17 Aug 2014

  11. rikyrah says:

    Mike Brown’s Family Asked To See Robbery Footage Before Police Released It To Media, But Were Ignored

    by Jeff Spross

    Posted on August 17, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    One of the Brown family’s attorneys told ABC that the family was not shown a surveillance tape of their son allegedly committing a robbery before it was released to the media, nor were they given a chance to positively identify their son in the video.

    A week ago on August 9th, an unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking an ongoing wave of confrontations between protesting Ferguson residents and local law enforcement. On Friday, August 15th, Ferguson police released a convenience store surveillance video that purportedly shows Brown engaged in a strong-arm robbery — shoving a clerk to take some cigars from the store — the same day he was killed.

    Anthony Grey, a local lawyer in Ferguson, told ABC’s This Week that the Brown family was not shown the video before it was released to the press, even though they had requested “to see any video footage before it was released.” Nor were they given the chance to positively identify Brown in the video.

    “They were appalled by it,” Grey told an ABC reporter on Sunday morning. “They saw it for the first time – a glimpse of it — on nationwide TV. They had requested an opportunity, through the attorneys, to see any video footage before it was released. That request was not honored.”

    “No one was given the opportunity to authenticate it was Mike Brown Jr. in the video.”


  12. rikyrah says:

    John Legend: ‘Black And Brown People Are Just Treated Differently In This Country’
    Posted: 08/16/2014 11:40 am EDT

    At a private performance Friday evening in Santa Monica, California, singer John Legend discussed the upheaval in Ferguson, Missouri, bluntly. “Black and brown people are just treated differently in this country,” he said to a room of about 150 people.

    “One of our original sins in this country has been racism and slavery. And we still haven’t figured out how to solve that problem,” Legend said during an on-stage discussion with KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley in between sets. Given the news of this week, it’s no surprise that the fatal shooting of Michael Brown at the hands of police officers in Ferguson quickly came into the conversation.

    “We’ve given our police these military-style weapons, and you know, it’s a mess,” Legend continued. “But this is not new. The weapons are only exasperating it. But this was happening with Bull Connor in the ’60s, this was happening with lynchings well before the ’60s, where there were all kinds of extralegal ways for black folks to get killed and for black bodies to not be valued in this country.”

    Legend noted that even today, unarmed black men are shot on a regular basis. “It’s like every 28 hours — some cop or vigilante kills an unarmed black man. It just shows you that we still have a long way to go. We could do better. And hopefully we will.”


  13. MSNBC: FBI agents interviewed several new witnesses on 8/16/2014 to the #MichaelBrown shooting

  14. rikyrah says:

    JamilaJP @JamilaJP

    I haven’t seen AG Holder on tv once in the past week, yet he and the DOJ are doing the heaviest lifting. Thank you. @CivilRights

  15. rikyrah says:

    word34 @word_34

    Officer Darren Wilson doesn’t come from a “good background” his mother had a criminal record for forgery and theft http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/in-ferguson-three-minutes–and-two-lives-forever-changed/2014/08/16/f28f5bc0-2588-11e4-8593-da634b334390_story.html
    10:47 AM – 17 Aug 2014

  16. rikyrah says:


    You ain’t shit @MHarrisPerry. Apologizing to Darren Wilson but lecturing Barack Obama to be a president. FUCK YOU.
    10:57 AM – 17 Aug 2014

  17. Ametia says:

    Officer Darren Wilson Lives in Crestwood, Black Population 1.3%

    Ferguson’s police department hasn’t shared much about officer Darren Wilson, who they say shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday. But USA Today visited Wilson’s home today in Crestwood, Missouri.

    The geographic difference between Ferguson and Crestwood is tiny—a short 26 miles away. But the demographic differences are severe. In 2012, the median household income in Ferguson was $36,121; it was nearly double for Crestwood, at $64,724. And while Ferguson is a largely black city where 64.9 percent of residents are black, Crestwood’s black population is tiny, at just 1.3 percent. Wilson previously worked in nearby Jennings, where the black population is 86.1 percent.

    Wilson has policed two cities with majority black working class populations. Cities that look nothing like the one he calls home.


  18. Ametia says:

    What we want to know about that autopsy is did killer cop Darren Wilson shoot Michael Brown Jr. in the BACK?

  19. Ametia says:


    What do all these items/actions have in common?

    Shoplifting, wearing hoodies, loud music, wearing low-riding pants, backwards baseball caps, walking on sidewalks,smoking crack & marijuana, snorting cocaine, walking on streets, driving luxury cars.

  20. Ametia says:

    Is the FPD waiting for the toxicology report to come in on Michael Brown. Another tactic to smear Brown. Where’s the AUTOPSY & incident report from Darren Wilson?

  21. Ametia says:

    STATE vs FEDS, this is what’s going on now.

  22. Ametia says:

    Jay Nixon making the media rounds. Now claims FPD tried to “tarnish” Michael Brown.

    Why couldn’t he say that to the citizens?

    • Ametia says:

      The problem is not being SOLVED at the LOCAL level, Gov. Nixon.

      There is no excuse, absolutely no excuse for Daren Wilsonbeing allowed to leave town and not being held for questioning.

      They can aleast tell the citizens of Ferguson that Darren Wilson is being held somehwere and questioned about the killing of Michael.

      That curfew was self-serving and meant to control the black citizens of Erguson and reassure white folks that the negroes would not be coming around their neighborhoods from 12-5 am.

  23. Ametia says:

    After another night of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today approved a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown.

    The autopsy will be conducted by a federal medical examiner, Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said in a statement.

    The second autopsy, which was requested by the Brown family, is in addition to one being performed by the state.

  24. rikyrah says:

    You see that black woman standing up there? I wonder if she was called to stand behind the governor because she’s black. I wonder if i’m supposed to think Missouri’s gov’t is pro-black because of her being stood up there with those other black men being all black and everything. I wonder if she was off the clock while she stood up there. If she was off the clock..then i wonder if she was getting paid for her time off like the guy who shot Michael 8 times. What’s that guy’s name by the way?


    • Ametia says:


    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      Jesse Williams is standing strong! I am proud of him!

      • Ametia says:

        Yes, and Candy Crowley can stop the lies.
        She most certainly does not “ABSOLUTELY UNDERSTAND.” Has NO CLUE, NADA, ZILCH, ZERO, NONE.

        CNN keeps playing that altered video of Michael Brown on a continuous loop. Sure, Candy, we get it, you “absolutely understand.”


  25. rikyrah says:

    Haley✌❤ @ItsHalesMane

    “It seems like whenever a black person does something, they’re automatically a thug deserving of his own death” – Jesse Williams
    8:41 AM – 17 Aug 2014

  26. rikyrah says:

    Nelson @Yardarm756DD

    Gov. Jay Nixon is a eunuch w/o a spine. #fergusoncoverup
    10:17 AM – 17 Aug 2014

  27. rikyrah says:

    August 17, 2014 10:23 AM
    Existing While Black
    By Martin Longman

    In the Washington Post, Manuel Roig-Franzia, DeNeen Brown and Wesley Lowery have a nice overview of the problems in Ferguson, Missouri that takes into account the perspectives of the black citizens of that town and the towns around it. A common theme is that it isn’t safe to drive, which is interesting because Mike Brown was on foot when he was executed by a police officer in broad daylight on the street.

    In interview after interview, black men and women talked about their fears of random stops while driving in the city, as well as in neighboring municipalities.

    Marcus White, an acquaintance of Brown who works for a moving company, said he frequently has to spend the night in his employer’s office because he can’t find anyone to drive him home to Ferguson.

    “They’ll tell me, ‘I don’t go past Goodfellow,’ ” he said, referencing one of the streets near the line that separates the county of St. Louis from the city of the same name.

    Many here have their own catalogue of towns that they dare not drive through. They sketch long, circuitous routes to avoid the small areas where they feel most targeted, a concern buttressed by statistics that show far higher numbers of traffic stops involving African Americans than whites in the St. Louis suburbs.

    “More than four people in the car, they’re going to pull you over,” said Earl Lee Jr., a 41-year-old warehouse worker who lives in a nearby suburb. “Tint on your windows, they’re going to pull you over. Too early in the morning, they think you’re up to something. Too late, they think you’re up to something. When are you supposed to drive?”

    t’s this presumption of criminality that gnaws away at the black community’s relationship with the police. It’s bad enough to have to always be thinking about how to avoid the suspicion of the police.

    “Is it too late to drive to my friend’s house?” “Too early?” “I’m certainly not going to use that car.” “No, you can’t come, we already have four people in the car.”

    This is considered good policing in a lot of this country. See a car with tinted windows? Pull them over; tell them their tail light isn’t working; check them out; tell them their tail light is working again; let them go.

    They don’t do this to white people in white neighborhoods. They just don’t.


  28. rikyrah says:

    Tension Flares In Ferguson After Police Blockade Street
    By karoli August 16, 2014 6:00 am

    Earlier Friday evening, protests had been peaceful and relatively calm. But as midnight approached, SWAT teams appeared and the mood changed. It began with police ordering protesters and press out of the street, instructing them to return to their cars and leave, or to go home.

    Protesters who were interviewed expected all of the media focus to be on the looting and not the unexpected SWAT presence at the scene of the protest. They were angry about that, in various conversations they had with reporters.

    Like clockwork, CNN emphasized the looting, assuming it was protesters. In fact, protesters were the ones guarding the stores and chasing looters away.

    In one short interview, a protester standing in front of the store’s entrance said “The police don’t care about us. Why should we have to do their job when they’re standing right there?”

    Why, indeed.

    In a poignant moment, one of the young men helping to guard the store had an Al Jazeera reporter talk to his mother on his phone. She was crying over the possibility of her son being killed for guarding — not looting — that store.


  29. rikyrah says:

    this was in the comments at TOD:

    sandyhh • a day ago
    The Ferguson police chief deliberately provoked a riot yesterday. He deliberately caused more tension and made things worse out of spite.

    Chief Jackson didn’t want to release the name of his officer that was
    involved in the shooting. So when he was forced to do so by other
    authorities in the state, he made a deliberate decision to release
    information that was not pertinent to the investigation of the shooting.

    His only motive was to smear the reputation of the victim to divert
    attention from the actions of his own officer knowing it would set off
    more violence….and taint the jury pool of the eventual trial. Nobody takes over his streets, especially an uppity black state trooper?

    The Ferguson Police Chief only succeeded in making the store in the video a target and probably never having it open again. Isn’t that special?

    It is clear that Chief Jackson is not a professional law enforcement
    officer. He’s a brute who enjoys manipulating others. His primary goal
    as head of the Ferguson police department is to keep the black residents
    “in their place” not to protect and service the entire community. His
    police force follows his lead. He must be fired.

    Let’s see if the Ferguson City Council has the guts to end this stand off by doing the right thing. As they and everyone else in the St. Louis County political structure seem afraid to stand up against this small town tyrant, the young people there feel compelled to continue their protests on the streets.

    When there is injustice and youthful hormones at work, there will be
    confrontations. Chief Jackson knows it and obviously revels in how he
    can make it worse. How much longer and how much worse this can get is
    yet to be seen.

    If only these kids could be made to see that they have to register to
    vote and do it in every municipal as well as national election, they
    would have the power they don’t have now. Jesse Jackson has told them this before, but they no longer believe their vote counts (if they even are allowed to vote with all the new voter suppression laws) anymore than the Bill of Rights in the Constitution pertains to them.

    Chief Jackson has poisoned the well and he slept one happy man last
    night as the looting began again. This situation is a travesty for our

    Post Racial America is turning out to look just like Selma in the 1960s.

  30. rikyrah says:

    @TheRyanParker: JUST IN: Atty. Gen. Holder orders federal autopsy performed on Michael Brown at request of Brown’s family #Ferguson

  31. rikyrah says:

    from DON over at TOD:

    August 17, 2014 at 10:19 am

    Governor Nixon is as useless as tits on a bull; he seems mealy-mouth and privileged. It seems as though he as to force himself to feel empathy for black people. He comes off as awkward because he does not look comfortable among black people.

  32. rikyrah says:

    I’ve never been one to say don’t vote.

    And, I still say you should always vote.

    But, hell muthaphuckin’ no to ever voting for Nixon for ANYTHING ever. Period.

    Don’t have to vote for Blunt. Just leave that office open as you go up and down your ballot.

    Mealy mouthed muthaphucka didn’t show any respect to those constituents who only wanted the truth about what happened to Michael Brown.

    Phuck him.

  33. rikyrah says:

    the shade being thrown here is epic. Our people simply KNOW.


  34. Is Capt Ron Johnson still on the police force this morning?

    • Ametia says:

      who knows WTF is going on in Ferguson, SG2. MSNBC & CNN are showing tht pic of Darren Wilson receiving a commendation on a continuous loop, since its been released.


  35. Are all those black officers in Ferguson still on the police force this morning? If so, why would they want to be associated with such corruption?

    • Ametia says:

      3 black officers out of 53. Just enough to tap dance for the white folks to help get the NEGROES in line.

      It’s awful. Definitely a TIME WARP in Ferguson. Backwards, ignorance, racsim on full display.

    • Ametia says:

      No disrespect to you officer Ron Johnson, but you’re just a pawn in the game for the FPD. You’re still part of the systemic racism & corruption in that department.

      One balck face before the camera is not going to soothe the anger and frustration of these people. RUNTELLAT to Jay Nixon and that redneck Chief Jackson!

    • Ametia says:

      Same shit, differendt day. Waking up to utter MADNESS in Ferguson, MO.

      Good question MHP:

      Has there been any discussion on suspending the rights of police office for dificulty in determining who in the crowd is doing right and those who are not?

      Because Darren Wilson shot and murdered Michael Brown Jr. in broad day light with his hands up in the air. UNIVERSAL SIGN OF SURRENDER!

      How do the residents know if one of those heavily armed, clothed PO PO who fired tear gas at the Ferguson residents last night?

  36. Ferguson police press conference.

    7 people were arrested.

    1 person shot. Shooting victim in critical condition.

  37. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    I see that the press is still there:

    The reporters and the oPPRESSED.

  38. Non black people wouldn’t have to protest for 7 days for an arrest to take place nor would they have been gassed. Just black people.

  39. Make me wanna holler, the way they do my life, this ain’t livin’, this ain’t livin’. *tears*

    • Ametia says:

      The black policewoman is telling the crowd what she was TOLD to tell them.

      She has NO REAL POWER in FERGUSON. Not being one of 3 blacks with 53 police in that town.

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      & release the ME autopsy report

      Let a jury decide this….not a police captain…not the present prosecutor…..

  40. Ok, I’m reading it’s not tear gas but smoke bombs. But people are coughing. This is horrible abuse of citizens of this country. Horrible.

  41. It’s on & poppin in Ferguson! Tear gas being thrown. Lord Have Mercy!

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:


      Daniel José Older @djolder · 20m
      Basically RT @hollisjames The Governor has declared a curfew in #Ferguson. All citizens have to be indoors no later than 1965

  42. rikyrah says:

    From Balloon Juice:

    Violet says:
    August 16, 2014 at 6:14 pm


    I’m wondering just how much authority they actually gave Capt. Ron Johnson. It’s sounding more like they (=white state political leaders) just chucked him out there out of shear desperation, hoping he’d settle things down, and if worse came (comes) to worse, make him a fall guy.

    If that wasn’t obvious before, here’s how it went in the press conference: after announcing the curfew, Governor Jay Nixon (white) introduced the head of the Missouri Highway Patrol (also white) who spoke for about fifteen seconds to say that here was Capt. Ron Johnson to explain the curfew and how it was going to be implemented. I mean it was a fucking joke. White guy top boss (Nixon) introduces white guy head of highway patrol who has clearly ordered black guy (Johnson) to do the dirty work.

    Captain Johnson did not seem to like the decision to have a curfew. His body language and tone was very different from what we’ve seen before. After announcing it and saying a tiny bit about timing, etc. he pivoted to what he is best at–speaking to the community in a more personal way. They love him, it’s clear.

    At one point in the press conference, the attendees were yelling out questions at Jay Nixon who clearly was out of his depth. He leans over to the highway patrol head and Johnson and whispers something and they send Johnson up there to answer the questions. Seriously. Jay Nixon couldn’t handle the questions from his own constituents. They have to send the black highway patrol guy up there. It was appalling. Jay Nixon is a disaster.

    • Ametia says:

      St. Louis elected officials are old school racist.


      And don’t care. Thus Ron Johnson, the Super Negro to the rescue!

      To them, blacks are at once SUPER HUMAN…THEN SUBHUMAN, just depends on what suits their fancy.

  43. rikyrah says:

    Kayla @KayDubzHU

    Where is the autopsy on Michael Brown? Why was Darren Wilson allowed to leave the state without being questioned? This is why ppl are angry.
    3:39 PM – 16 Aug 2014

  44. rikyrah says:


    “There’s BEEN no arrest or anything but yet you’re telling people to calm down. WHY?!?” #Ferguson
    3:45 PM – 16 Aug 2014

  45. A woman named “Josie” calls in to tell Dana Darren Williams side of the story.

    • rikyrah says:

      these tweets relate to this:

      Shaun King @ShaunKing

      This is going to be the defense story of Darren Wilson. It’s confirmed multiple times over. It’s COMPLETELY different than ALL eyewitnesses.
      1:46 PM – 16 Aug 2014


      Shaun King @ShaunKing

      Officer Wilson is saying that Mike Brown ran 30 feet away from the car, yelled “You ain’t doing nothing” then RAN FULL SPEED AT THE OFFICER
      1:48 PM – 16 Aug 2014


      Shaun King @ShaunKing

      Darren Wilson is saying that Mike Brown kept charging toward him, even when shot, until he finally shot him in the head from just feet away.
      1:50 PM – 16 Aug 2014


      Shaun King @ShaunKing

      I’m working on some audio now. This is going to be the Wilson defense. Knowing this, now you know why NO incident report has been released.
      1:51 PM – 16 Aug 2014

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      Right out of the playbook of gz’s team….the idea that Trayvon went back and confronted
      gz. Rachel Jeantel had to tell Don West that idea was so “retarded”!

  46. rikyrah says:

    Race and Beyond: Correcting the Media’s Skewed Perspective

    By Sam Fulwood III | August 13, 2014

    Alarmed and frustrated by the news reports of a police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager last weekend in a St. Louis suburb, C.J. Lawrence, an attorney from Jackson, Mississippi, monitored the horrific scenes as they unfolded on traditional and social media outlets. Through it all, Lawrence imagined what it might be like if he was the subject of the media’s unflinching stare.

    Eighteen-year-old Mike Brown was shot shortly after noon on Saturday in Ferguson, Missouri, a predominately African American community of about 21,000 people just northwest of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Details surrounding the shooting remain sketchy, but the outrage is undeniable, sparking protests against the police. Some rioting and looting occurred on Sunday night, and police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. More-peaceful protests took place Monday night as marchers challenged police with shouts of “Don’t shoot me!” Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened on Monday a civil rights inquiry into the shooting.


    Lawrence, 33, is a self-described social activist who uses the Twitter handle @CJ_musick_lawya. He noticed one aspect of the coverage that drew his focused ire. Nearly all the reports of the shooting repeatedly showed Brown, who would be entering college this month, in a photo from his Facebook account, unsmiling and standing on a porch while flashing a hand sign of his thumb and first two fingers extended. Some speculated he might have been a gang member. Rarely did Lawrence see another, less provocative, and less menacing photo from Brown’s Facebook account—like the photo of him with a half-smile, wearing headphones at a video arcade, or the one of him in his high school cap-and-gown regalia. Those images would have told a different, more affirming, or at least value-neutral story in line with Brown’s life as a typical high school kid.

    So Lawrence offered up a cyber challenge to his Twitter followers. He tweeted a pair of photographs of himself: one of him delivering a 2003 commencement address at Tougaloo College as President Bill Clinton laughed in the background and another of him clowning for a camera with a Hennessy bottle filled with cola. And he posed a hashtag question for his followers: #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, which photo would flash across television screens and newspaper front pages?

    The reaction went viral. Almost immediately, friends and strangers posted their own two portraits, offering complex versions of their lives as scholars, workers, family members, and caregivers juxtaposed with playful images of them scowling, flashing finger signs, holding weapons, and drinking alcoholic beverages.


  47. rikyrah says:

    Luke James @lukejamesbgn

    1) Kill unarmed kid. 2) Take no responsibility & try to cover up. 3) Escalate peaceful protest with tanks & dogs. 4) Act surprised at riots.
    12:14 AM – 11 Aug 2014

  48. rikyrah says:

    Hollis James @hollisjames

    The Governor has declared a curfew in Ferguson. All citizens have to be indoors no later than 1965.
    4:05 PM – 16 Aug 2014

  49. rikyrah says:

    MBGames @mburnhope

    White ppl, no more “Yeah but whatabout?” to Black people. It reinforces a Still Not Good Enough status, while you expect to go unchallenged.
    8:14 AM – 16 Aug 2014

  50. rikyrah says:

    sometimes she does ok


    Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police
    The Huffington Post | By Jack Mirkinson

    Posted: 08/16/2014 2:31 pm EDT

    In a short but powerful segment on Saturday, Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to the deaths of other black men at the hands of police — and to America’s history of injustice towards black people.

    Harris-Perry read the names of some of the hundreds of men who were killed by police across the country “in the past decade alone,” from Sean Bell to Oscar Grant to Eric Garner to Brown. All of the men she mentioned were unarmed at the time of their death.

    In the past decade alone, these men and hundreds of others have lost their lives to police.

    “From 2006 to 2012 a white police officer killed a black person at least twice a week in this country,” she said.


  51. rikyrah says:

    absolutely on point comment from africa over at TOD:

    August 16, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    I am sick and tired of being sick and tired of these African American pundits who seem to think they have all the answers and that no matter what president Obama does, it is not enough. Whether he was speaking about creating an even playing field for young minority boys via My Brother’s Keepers, about Trayvon Martin or in the case of Mike Brown of late, some people, especially the folks notoriously now known as blackacademics, have no shortage of criticisms.

    In the case of Trayvon Martin for instance, while everyone were touched by President Obama’s statement about the kid slain by an overzealous neighborhood watchman, in his warped mind and blinded by his contempt and jealousy, Tavis Smiley, who never sees President Obama doing anything right only saw the president being pushed to the Podium.

    In recent days, as we deal with the shocking murder of Mike Brown, for Melissa Harris Perry and Michael Eric Dyson, president Obama did not go far enough on his statements calling for calm in the city of Ferguson. Never mind that the people of Ferguson and the young boy’s family were thankful to the president. Dyson took to the Ed Schultz show to do one his over the top, verbose rants about the president, prompting my even-tempered husband to ceremoniously switch the channel. Harris, on her show, proceeded to compare president Obama to Lyndon Johnson and Dwight Eisenhower, who to her thinking fell short in rising to the occasion.

    So today as we look at the looters who distract from the message of holding the Ferguson Police accountable for the death of Mike Brown, look no further than these blackacademics, who will be booked on shows after shows to talk about President Obama and how he has not done enough for black people. How he is not speaking to black issues, how he is not creating jobs for black people, how he is not creating health care for black people. They too, like he looters, will be a major distraction. Tomorrow, Dyson and Cornel West will serve that purpose.

    The producers who book these self-promoting pundits on their shows are not interested in learning the truth about Darren Wilson, how he shot the child in cold bloody murder. Instead, they want to engage in the usual bashing or dinging of President Obama. That is their sole goal.

    What have these people, some who are older than President Barack Obama, ever done for black people, instead of manipulate black issues to satisfy their own agendas?

    Perhaps, nothing?


  52. Someone need to do a massive voter registration drive in Ferguson.Get these people registered to vote. Give a concert, use it to register voters.

  53. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons
    Is as important as
    The killing of White men, White mothers’ sons,
    We who believe in freedom cannot rest!
    We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes!

    ~ Ella’s Song


  54. Diversity training is way too late for Chief Jackson. Time for him to go. He built this bish & now it’s out of control. He needs to RESIGN!

  55. Black citizens of Ferguson have been victimized by the racist police for years and now by the Governor. When will you learn, @GovJayNixon ?

  56. Black people in #Ferguson don’t wanna hear ISH about security. That should be a given. Just do your job! Black people want to hear when is the FPD gonna arrest this bish?

    • Ametia says:

      Telll the truth, SG2. It’s so demeaning & insulting. tGov thinks he’s making the he folks in Ferguson safety, that he’s looking out for them. Nope! He’s getting calls from white folks, his white constituents. “QUELL THOSE NIGGAS!

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      x 2 @SG2’s comment!

  57. Ametia says:

    Issuing that curfew is very DECEPTIVE, Gov. Nixon.


    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      I don’t think the Black community is/can be satisfied when a governor speaks in generalities about blatant police misconduct by the Ferguson Police Department and the execution-style killing of an unarmed, surrendering Black teen by Ofc. Darren Wilson.

      Just look at these generalities that I have put in bold print from this excerpt from the Governor Nixon’s speech. This indicates to me that the Governor has no plans for dealing with the issues in the future……I see him avoiding the issues by such examples as I have put in bold print.

      Timestamp 0:31 to 1:06 – – –

      The tragedy shooting death of Michael Brown one week ago today and the events that followed left a family grieving the loss of a son, a community racked by fear and unrest, and an entire world looking for answers and justice.

      Over the past several days I’ve heard from the people of Ferguson. I’ve heard their anger about injustice and intimidation. I’ve seen and heard the unspeakable sadness of a mother who won’t see her son again and the anguish of parents though out the region struggling to teach their kids to trust amid so much strife.

      • Ametia says:

        1. Yes it’s tragic, MURDER

        2. Michael is not a loss. He was gunned down and MURDERED. Hr is dead-gone-will not be returning.

        3. It’s not strife- It’s called racial profiling, intimidation, harrassment, police brutality. inequality, UNJUST laws.


      • yahtzeebutterfly says:

        That’s just how I would have fixed it, Ametia!

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      Take care of the looters and arrest them…..but don’t have a curfew.

      • Ametia says:

        That’s too hard. They don’t want to be bothered with looters. It’s easier to shut in all the negroes from midnight to dawn!

      • yahtzeebutterfly says:

        These guys don’t have a clue about history and the steadfast determination of Blacks who have been wronged. Have they forgotten about the firmness of the people who walked for a WHOLE year during the Montgomery Bus Boycott??

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