November 2014

Aurora Martin

The events in Ferguson have stirred much of the country into a state of intense emotion, and I for one have been struggling to find the words to express the profound sense of despair that no words can quite capture.

I feel the need to send out some measure of personal reflection, however brief.  In the aftermath of the grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown, I admit that I myself wonder how possible it is to fundamentally change the trajectory of our history and an American system of justice that has been in conflict with its ever changing definition of equal justice... More