Connecting the Dots: Race Power Privilege

After the #Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing the unarmed Michael Brown, President Obama addressed the nation. He reiterated Brown’s parents’ wishes of peaceful protests, and acknowledged that the anger being experienced is an understandable reaction. President Obama also noted that, “Some of this is the result of the legacy of racial discrimination in this country.” At CFJC we work for social justice, and to us, that means we need systemic change, we need to hold institutions and elected officials accountable, and most importantly, we need to have national dialogue about race and power dynamics in the U.S. in order to heal and move forward to create a country in which all lives are valued. @colorlines #fergusondecision #blackslivesmatter #justiceforMikeBrown http://colorlines.com/archives/2014/11/obama_on_ferguson_grand_jury_anger_is_an_understandable_reaction.html