Vigilantism In The Michael Brown Case

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Regardless of the decisions made by the courts and the evidence available to the public, it is easy to blame the situation at hand on racism. However, according to the statistics relayed on The Juvenile and Criminal-Justice Center website, the stance leaning towards law enforcement bias towards black men, does not hold. These reports state that police killed 123 blacks. On the other hand, these reports also published that the same group of offenders killed 326 whites. That being said, what about the Michael Brown case has elicited such a violent and nation-wide response? In order to fully understand what truly led to the misplaced vigilantism aftermath of Brown’s death on a grand scale, the town of Ferguson MI. and St. Louis County as a whole,
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