Ruth Fowler – The Problem With Hugs

Link to an article by Ruth Fowler:

“The Problem With Hugs”

This reminded me of a story on a local Fox affiliate TV news show in which they said that residents were trying to rebuild from the Ferguson protests, and I immediately thought they were going to show white people painting over graffiti.  The broadcasters proceeded to show what appeared to be a single family of white people painting over graffiti.  It perfectly symbolized papering over legitimate complaints with a self-serving plea to just return things to “normal” conditions of inequality and injustice that favor the white people painting over the graffiti.

Links About Ferguson and More

“Vince Warren on How Police Officers Get Away with Killing from Ferguson to NYC”

“Will Obama’s Police Reforms Bring Change? Admin Urged to Seize Political Momentum of Ferguson Moment”

“Why Darren Wilson Wasn’t Charged for Killing Michael Brown”

“How Many Police Shootings a Year? No One Knows”

“An ‘Entertaining’ Lesson on How Cops Can ‘Win the Media’ After They Kill”

“Police Violence and the Idea of Race”