- By Kimberly Jade Norwood

Ferguson's Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked a Nation

  • Title: Ferguson's Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked a Nation
  • Author: Kimberly Jade Norwood
  • ISBN: 9781634253727
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ferguson s Fault Lines The Race Quake That Rocked a Nation In almost every highly publicized case of police using deadly force and killing unarmed individuals the person killed was an African American male These incidents have caused dramatic erosion in publ

    In almost every highly publicized case of police using deadly force and killing unarmed individuals, the person killed was an African American male These incidents have caused dramatic erosion in public confidence in the justice system and America s promise of equal treatment under the law Minority communities lack confidence in our judicial system First, we must recognIn almost every highly publicized case of police using deadly force and killing unarmed individuals, the person killed was an African American male These incidents have caused dramatic erosion in public confidence in the justice system and America s promise of equal treatment under the law Minority communities lack confidence in our judicial system First, we must recognize our own biases We all have them No one is exempt The biggest challenge, however, is to figure out what we do once we recognize them For those working in the justice system, from police to prosecutors and judges, and yes, even public defenders, the consequences have broad, far reaching, and sometimes even fatal consequences.

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