Institute of the Black World / Town Hall Meeting: Ferguson and Beyond
At the Town Hall meeting at Busboys & Poet's, 5th St & K in Washington DC, convened by Dr. Ron Daniels, President of The Institute of the Black World 21st Century and moderated by Don Rojas to an overflow crowd. Folks are galvanized around the killings and brutality of people of color (primarily young Black males) at the hands of the Police.
Follow ibw21.org for upcoming responses and mobilization efforts for future Policy Change within the Law Enforcement Community. Black people have been complaining to deaf ears for decades regarding Police brutality and abuse that was usually dismissed as unsubstantiated.
Well, since Rodney King, America & the world has witnessed the beatdowns and abuse of power by a percentage of police officers that creates alienation and distrust from the Black community. Thanks to technology via the advent of the smart (camera) phones the police abuse claims have conclusively been substantiated.