Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur on Ferguson - His perspective is always a double edge sword because he's a Black man who grew up in the Inner City. He is now an 18 year veteran cop who lives and polices the inner city he grew up in
Now, on the eve of the Grand Jury’s decision that will determine the fate of Officer Darien Wilson, the recent display of unified command by the Missouri officials suggest that Ferguson may have superior racial challenges ahead.
193 days have passed since the Michael Brown incident, and since Americans were forced to the “race table” to talk about race and the urban community’s relationship with police. This has happened in a way not seen since the Civil Rights Movement.
The 1991 digital handheld camcorder video footage of the Rodney King Beating to Santana's 2015 "smart" phone video footage of the fatal shooting of Walter Scott, it seems that 24 years of technology has not changed the average individual's desire to show life in America uncut.
African-American Affairs Commission Racial Profiling Prohibition Project Forum discussion included the hot-topics of Racial Profiling, Mass Incarceration, Juvenile Detention, Suspension and Expulsion Rates of Minority Students, Implicit and Explicit Bias, and Felony Reentry/Societal Reintegration.