Ferguson, Missouri, has changed in 50 years. My husband grew up very near there in Florissant. It was a peaceful, white neighborhood. My sister taught at North Florissant High.
White officer shoots young, black man and the facts seem to be: Michael Brown committed battery on a peace officer who then shot him during a scuffle in the squad car.
Ferguson mayor says that rioters are not from Ferguson. So, the point is? See Shooting of Michael Brown Sparks Riots in Ferguson, Missouri - U.S. News Discussions for comments.