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Ferguson's grievance
Ferguson's grievance

The rioting and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Mo., after the news Monday night that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen were inexcusable. The cause of racial justice will not be advanced by protesters wreaking wanton destruction on their own community. But the anger that followed St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch's announcement that the grand jury had decided not to charge Officer Darren Wilson is entirely understandable. This case was always about much more than the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. It was about a predominantly African-American community who felt marginalized not once but perpetually by...

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