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alg-cornel-west-arrest-jpgAccording to CBSNews ” Pounding rain and tornado watches didn’t deter hundreds of protesters who stayed outside Ferguson police headquarters for more than four hours Monday, the same amount of time that the 18-year-old Michael Brown’s body was left in the street after he was fatally shot by police… KMOV-TV reporter Craig Cheatham reported that at least eight people were arrested, including renowned academic and activist Cornell West: Using a bullhorn to read the names of people killed by police nationwide, protesters were led by clergy members during a third straight day of rallies in the St. Louis suburb where Brown was unarmed when he was fatally shot on Aug. 9. Organizers said several protesters, who were met by about 40 officers in riot gear, were arrested after intentionally walking past a police barricade.”

Its getting to the point where all of these moments are full of he said she said that all parties have to cover their backs with video accounts of these event… just in case anything is brought up in court in the future.

I am happy to see that we are still trying to fight for our rights as a community and that the flame is still burning in Ferguson. But my question is with them pushing the Ferguson court case back to January and arresting our major voices in the community, Is it as if they are trying to shut us up and can they?? Just some food for thought.

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