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Ferguson on Fire

Senior Editor Jamilah Lemieux reflects on traveling to the heartbroken community and what Black people outside of the area must know
By Jamilah Lemieux Senior Editor

After 30 years of having an (informed) nagging distrust of police, White people and the institutions that are supposed to serve Black, taxpaying citizens, I am not surprised by the events of the past week. I am not surprised that Mike Brown is dead. I am not surprised that the police have released information intended to sully his name. I am not surprised that peaceful protests have been met with violence and intimidation.

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My mom was always telling me, 'You can inspire a nation.' I always thought of that as my motivation. I want to inspire people. If you're having a hard time, never give up and always keep fighting.

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