Congressional Black Caucus: Ferguson Decision Shows ‘You May Kill Black Men … Without Consequences’
Congressional Black Caucus head Rep. Marcia Fudge issued a statement on behalf of the the caucus denouncing the decision by the Ferguson grand jury not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, calling it a “slap in the face to Americans.” (RELATED: After Ferguson Decision, Liberal Media Beclown Themselves On Twitter)
The Ferguson Grand Jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown is a miscarriage of justice. It is a slap in the face to Americans nationwide who continue to hope and believe that justice will prevail.
This decision seems to underscore an unwritten rule that Black lives hold no value; that you may kill Black men in this country without consequences or repercussions. This is a frightening narrative for every parent and guardian of Black and brown children, and another setback for race relations in America.
My heart goes out to Michael Brown’s loved ones, and to the loved ones of all the Michael Browns we have buried in this country.