After over 100 days of protest and direct action in Ferguson, the grand jury has decided not to indict Darren Wilson.
In this moment I feel angry.
In this moment, I am not suprised.
The non-indictment of Darren Wilson was meant to make Black folks feel powerless. It was meant to solidify the collective trauma of Mike Brown’s murder in our bodies as a deterrant against any action that fundamentaly questions the epidemic of anti Black state violence. The next 48 hours will be a critical expression of Black folks resilience. As folks take part in actions across the country and in Los Angeles, Dignity and Power Now supports and will continue to push forward demands that foster the long term well being of Black people, including the call for end to state violence and the dismantling of law enforcement agencies that participate in the killing of any and all Black people.
Signing off from Cuba.
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