Violence Flares in St. Louis Suburb After Grand Jury Declines to Indict Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s Death #FergusonDecision #WTF

Police form a line in the street under a holiday sign after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri November 24, 2014. (JIM YOUNG)

What is there left to say when the people who need to listen ignore you — the good, common interests of a nation fighting for the value of a human life — in favour of pathetic policing, jurisprudence and corrupt and unnecessary bureaucracy? I woke up this morning to endless stories and graphic images of Ferguson’s ongoing nightmare. I do not agree with the verdict at all, and an exception should have at least been considered for such an exceptional/unexceptional case despite the jury’s decision, if not only to quench the hatred towards law officials and policy makers that they themselves exacerbated from the start. How stupid can they be not to acknowledge that people DON’T want to be harmed OR killed, and that if it happens, that human desire will vindicate itself in recognition of truth and will be expressed through those that feel it the most until the message is given its due respect and justice is served. I hope the justice system receives severe backlash from the people whom its meant to serve. Race is a strong issue that permeates through this case, but it is so much more than ethnicity and socioeconomic differences now. Mike Brown was a fellow human being, and a teenager at that. What gives any man the right to end a person’s life, and worse, get away with it? A contract, to serve the government it seems, and not people. Let it out Ferguson — Be seen and give voice to the inarticulate fiery soul of humanity.

No justice, no peace!

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, will not be indicted on any charges, a St. Louis County grand jury decided Monday.

The grand jury had the option to indict Wilson on a variety of charges, ranging from first-degree murder to involuntary manslaughter. The grand jury, which was made up of 12 jurors who were selected in May, deliberated from Aug. 20 through Nov. 24. In the end, they found that the evidence did not support an indictment for Wilson.

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B3Rkf72CAAEzzwsCars burn at a dealership Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo.. Cars burn at a dealership Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo. A police vehicle is vandalised and set on fire. (AP Photo-David Goldman) A man runs from a police car that is set on fire. Police officers watch the neighborhood as some buildings are set on fire. A photographer runs by a burning building during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. .A row of cars burn at a used car lot during a demonstration. A man walks past a burning police vehicle during clashes between police and protesters over the decision in the shooting death 18-year-old Michael Brown. Police officers walk by a burning police car during a demonstration. A police car is set on fire after a group of protesters vandalise the vehicle. car drives by a burning building during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Firefighters attempt to put out a burning building during riots after grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer Darren Wilson. A police car is set ablaze during clashes with protesters following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson

I stand with the innocent. Here’s part of Darren Wilson’s testimony for any interested parties: [Darren-wilson-testimony-snippet.pdf]

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~ by Fionnlagh on November 25, 2014.

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