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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ferguson: Brothas Gonna Work It Out

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As we wait to hear the grand jury's decision on whether to indict police officer, Darren Wilson, in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri, let's take a look at how the genius of art reflects and/or foreshadows real life events. All the great artists do it.



As the end of Public Enemy's music video "Brothas Gonna Work it out," tells us, this portrayal is based on an actual incident:

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ferguson and all those that did not come out to vote to get some power behind them. We are the ones that put RACISM back in power. Demonstrations will only last for a moment. It is sad that we threw away our chance to have some fairness in this land. They are even throwing one of our ICONS under the bus Bill Cosby to get the attention of Ferguson. Think about it, 44 to 50 years ago he was making a lot of money(no one said anything). Now that he is old and sick accusers are coming out of the wood work. The statue of limitations has long past but all it takes is a smear. to knock down a legend. SAD no more reruns or anyway to make any money at all.

MaDear

Alicia Benjamin said...

While I agree with you that more people should have voted (I was hot about that too), I can't support the idea that the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape are exacting a smear campaign. The accusations have been very consistent over several years. I'm inclined to believe these ladies....but I guess the truth will be revealed.