Has Oprah been living under a rock? The post-Ferguson movement will make history in 2015

Not since the civil rights movement has the United States seen a more widespread, sustained peaceful protest movement than the one – than the as-many, one – unfolding since Mike Brown was killed by Darren Wilson in Ferguson. Within 48 hours of those fateful three minutes on Canfield Drive, steps were taken, and policy changes were being advocated, and, quite organically, similar actions have taken place – almost instantaneously but not always out in the open – in Ohio following the deaths of John Crawford and Tamir Rice, and in New York following the deaths of Eric Garner and Akai Gurley. Within the last five months and with rare exception, this movement has been peaceful, intentional, organized, creative and diverse.


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