OD writers and commentators often get accused of being mean, insensitive RACISTS by the likes of the SPLC, ADL, Rachel Maddow and MSNBC or various self described “civil rights activists” like One People’s Project. Some of our critics even say that we really want to see black men beaten up or killed by the police.
This is not true.
We want ordinary African-American men to lead safe, productive lives and not end up suffering the fates of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, FL, Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, or Eric Garner in New York City.
So as a public service to OD’s African-American readers, we now share links to what I consider the best take on the situation in Ferguson: