On Feb. 20, a police officer shot and killed Mexican national Rubén García Villalpando on the side of a highway outside Dallas.
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson never went to trial for killing Mike Brown, but he had one of the best attorneys anyone in his situation could have had.
Almost 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, and asked "How long?" His words ring as true today as ever.
The goal of selective leaking of information seems be to influence public opinion prior to the completion of the grand jury's work.
Why on earth would the U.S. Attorney and the FBI rush to a news conference stating there is no sweeping investigation of shootings by Chicago police officers?
But for the protests, this would not have received news coverage. The brutality is indicative of the treatment of people of color not just in the U.S. but hemisphere-wide.
On June 24, the New York Friends of the People's World hosted a forum on ending "stop and frisk."