[col. writ. 9/21/14] © ’14 Mumia Abu-Jamal
Thanks to the corporate media, Ferguson, Missouri, has been all but forgotten.
Other sensationalist fare now fills the air, with empty fluff about missing white women, snuff videos and other mindlessness to further inflame public fear.
But to thousands and thousands of young Black people, Ferguson is as close as teeth are to the tongue.