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We Need More Black Boys Home For the Holidays (#Ferguson)

My son and daughter with Santa Claus It is the beginning of the Christmas season and the Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri came in last night. With that decision Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, will not face criminal charges. Throughout the blogosphere and social media people were outraged. The question expressed was, “how is it possible that a Grand Jury didn’t indict the officer who shot Michael Brown, an unarmed young Black man?” I keep thinking about Michael's mother who will not have her son with her for the holidays...