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Michael Brown shooting: Ku Klux Klan raises ‘reward’ for officer who shot unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri

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By: Heather Saul

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk

The Missouri chapter of a faction of the Ku Klux Klan is allegedly raising money as a reward for the white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson a week ago.

On its website, the South Carolina-based New Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) has published a series of racist posts describing Brown as “a black punk” and “not a good kid”, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hate Watch (SCPLCHW) blog has reported.

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WHAT DO #FERGUSON, ANTI-BLACK RACISM, MUSLIM-OWNED LIQUOR STORES, AND DETROIT HAVE TO DO WITH GAZA?

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By: Hena Zuberi

Source: http://muslimmatters.org/

30% of American Muslims are Black. Every 28 hours a Black person is killed by someone employed or protected by the US Government. What affects the Black community affects us—all life matters, Black life matters. It is crucial that we take a good look at what is going on in the working class city of #Ferguson and why it is important for the Muslim community to stand in solidarity with our Black brothers, sisters, neighbors, friends and coworkers.

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Gunshots, tear gas in Missouri town where police shot teen (VIDEO)

Racism in this country is still far too prominent at the government and law enforcement levels. ‪#‎Ferguson‬ right now looks like a scene out of the 60s. Young African Americans are being gunned down unarmed and young Latinos deported unjustly. We lead the world in incarcerated citizens. What value system are we trying to project on the rest of the globe?” – Omar Suleiman

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