A blog of the Jacob's Well Kerygma Sphere.

Race: ‘Beyond Ferguson’ Special

michelferguson

This past week, NPR’s Michel Martin hosted a special community gathering in Ferguson, Missouri to openly discuss the issues surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown and following protests with community leaders, citizens, and law enforcement. It is an incredibly powerful, eye-opening, and wrenching two hours of dialogue.

Read about the meeting here >

Listen to the full ‘Beyond Ferguson’ Special >

Advertisements

One comment on “Race: ‘Beyond Ferguson’ Special

  1. sonicleese
    September 11, 2014

    This was good to listen to–found myself shaking my head through alot of it. It was particularly interesting to hear the comments of one young woman (a peace protest participant who’d been blasted in broad daylight AND during a candle light vigil with the full trappings of aggression along the spectrum of police presence) book-ended on either side by the passive aggressive avoidance of Mayor James Knowles and the honest, tender exacting pleas of the Reverand Willis Johnson. It will be interesting to see how this dialogue plays out and I hope some healing and change can come from that city’s crisis…..

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on September 10, 2014 by in Faith, Kansas City, National, News, Race.
%d bloggers like this: