First hand account of how the Ferguson Commission came into fruition, it’s true purpose and why those who knew better declined to be propped up to ‘sell it’
- By Hands Up Dont Shoot
“The people who support the concept of Black Lives Matter are not the same, nor do they have the same ideological orientation as the organization or its founders. You may disagree, but to date there is no BLM chapter in Saint Louis. Moving right along today, 3 years ago as Ferguson was still in unrest, local black people in the Saint Louis region, with a few allies, little or no resources other than what came out of their pockets, unarmed, but fearless were building the momentum towards generating intergenerational solidarity across class, gender, and other boundaries. Little did they know that other forces from across the country were about to descend upon the city, infiltrate them and appropriate their struggle for their own ideological purposes.