During the turmoil that gripped Ferguson and St. Louis (and captured the attention of much of the nation) after the tragic shooting of Michael Brown when violence broke out (usually late at night) many turned to the famous quote of Martin Luther King Jr., who said: “a riot is the language of the unheard.”

We now know that the looting and violence that took place in Ferguson was quite limited, and by all means did not broadly characterize the protests that happened in the wake of Michael Br...


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