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This is Not Ferguson, This is North Charleston

Paige “Duffy” Lewis

April 23, 2015

We don’t burn and loot our own businesses. We don’t destroy our neighbors’American dreams. We don’t protest for the sake of protesting and to boost our self-image with a false sense of self-righteousness thinly disguised as peaceful community activism. Rhyming chants sound cool, and wearing matching t-shirts looks unified, but the underlying motive is not unifying.

Walter Scott funeral black woman hugs black policemanPeaceful residents don’t protest when a tragic situation is handled properly and lawfully. The shooting of Walter Scott by Michael Slager could not have been better managed. Slager was charged with murder and the court is moving swiftly and deliberately.

http://jimessenger.com/this-is-not-ferguson-this-is-north-charleston/

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