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Twitter forced the world to pay attention to Ferguson. It won't last. - Vox
"The goal isn’t how can we get the best media, it’s how can we stop getting killed," he said. "We’re not trying to get fame, we’re trying to get to free."
Ferguson  socialMedia  Twitter  BrownMichael  policing  racism  race  USA  justice  activism  journalism  news  media 
january 2015 by petej
Missouri police condemn footballers’ gesture in support of Michael Brown | US news | The Guardian
"I’d remind the NFL and their players that it is not the violent thugs burning down buildings that buy their advertiser's products," he said. "It’s cops and the good people of St Louis and other NFL towns that do."
Ferguson  StLouis  Missouri  policing  shooting  BrownMichael  sport  NFL  protest  solidarity  advertising  racism 
december 2014 by petej

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