A battle was lost in Ferguson, but to continue that struggle remains our immediate, urgent and long-term call.
<b>FigaroVox: The famous grand jury decision to not indict the white police officer who killed a young black man this summer caused riots in the city of Ferguson. The election of Obama in 2008, the first black president in the history of the U.S., left us thinking that we had moved beyond the race issue in the country. [Read more]
If Michael Brown had been happy walking on the sidewalk, instead of wandering in the middle of the road in Ferguson that fateful Saturday of Aug. 9, he would probably still be alive today.
But if the young man had white skin, rather than black, he would also maybe still be alive. In any case, the chances of [Read more]
Six years have gone by since Jerónimo Martínez Ramírez, known as Agustín among the Trique¹ people, left his wife Victoria Hernández Flores and their three children in the community of Cruz Chiquita to go in search of the American dream. The dream lasted just a year before turning into a bitter nightmare that [Read more]