Police violence has never been about the guilt or innocence of just one officer. Now, the spotlight on Ferguson has revealed with a renewed, sharper focus a deep divide in our society and highlighted persistent systemic inequalities.
john a. powell
john a. powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties and a wide range of issues including race, structural racism, ethnicity, housing, poverty, and democracy. He is the Executive Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and Professor of Law, African American and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.