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The Arrested Development of Ferguson Missouri; the City that Cannot Heal and a Co-Dependent Country that Cannot Cope

Challenging the Rhetoric

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By Cheri Roberts, of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak

A year after the killing of unarmed 19-year-old, Michael Brown, by a police officer in Ferguson, MO, the sad anniversary is marked by more. More violence. More riots. More arrests. The authorities have once again declared a state of emergency, citing “the potential for harm to persons and property” for the St. Louis suburb and it’s surrounding areas according to St. Louis County Executive, Steve Stenge.

An 18-year- old, Tyrone Harris, was charged with four criminal counts after exchanging gunfire with police and others. He is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.

Dozens of people have been arrested.

Is It 2014 or 2015?


Is the past repeating itself?

Or … is there no “past”, yet, for Ferguson?

This past year hasn’t been a year of change, growth or healing for the people…

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