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Ferguson Tragedy: Lessons Learned About Race in America – Dr. Zahid Bukhari

Date: August 30, 2014 | Categories: Opinion, Opinion All, Structural Racism,

By Dr. Zahid Bukhari Ferguson, a small suburban town in Missouri, has recently earned global fame. The shooting and killing of a black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, on August 9 and the violent street protests afterward, where the State Governor has called the National Guard and imposed midnight curfew — all have been covered …


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ICNA Calls for Investigation of Brown’s Killing

Date: August 19, 2014 | Categories: Press, Press, Structural Racism,

Source: ICNA.ORG The Islamic Circle of North America calls for State and Federal investigation of the slaying of Micheal Brown in Missouri. Among a list of demands, ICNA also calls for cessation of all violence and the arming of the police by the military. The senseless, tragic fatal shooting of 18-year old African American Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri Police …