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In Ferguson, Nation of Islam members push for peace

FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) Ever since Michael Brown, a young, unarmed African-American, was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9, various crews have played a part in achieving the tentative peace that has taken hold of the St. Louis suburb once rocked by protests. Some wear black T-shirts with large …

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Ferguson’s Pain

Sadly, there have been other recent stories about black men losing their lives due to the unwarranted perception of threat they have posed. But I have read more stories coming from Ferguson that speak to the deep, psychological effects of racism that hurt individuals and communities of color.

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