Category Archives: Systemic Prejudice

Tapping and Ferguson, Missouri

This entry was posted in Agency, Beliefs, Community, Stereotypes, Systemic Prejudice, Tapping on by .

 

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Michael Brown, a young man headed for college this fall, is dead.  The police officer who shot him is caught up in the controversy that follows black-white violence.  Public opinion regarding what happened is divided along predictable lines:  police have the right to protect themselves from criminals; young African American men have the right to walk our streets without being targeted as criminals.  We grieve for Michael Brown and his family, for Darren Wilson and his family, and for the town of Ferguson as the most recent expression of the systemic violence that is manifesting in our communities.  We grieve and we tap as we look deep into our own hearts regarding the assumptions we make about others and our personal safety.

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