Black Agenda Report for August 20, 2014: Ferguson VS the Counter-Insurgency State, On the Ground From Ferguson, American Terror

20 August 2014 — Black Agenda Report

Ferguson Versus the Counter-Insurgency State 

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

If the people of Ferguson, Missouri, had remained “calm” in the police killing of Michael Brown, the nation would not be discussing the “militarization” of the police forces. “All the nation’s police departments are following the same drill, with the same tools and weapons, under the same mandate: keep the Blacks in check.” Black folks need to liberate some territory.

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