Hours after the Department of Justice released a report Wednesday highlighting systemic racial discrimination committed by the Ferguson Police Department, protesters gathered in front of the police station in Ferguson to call for change and the dismantling of the current department.
In an eye-opening piece run by the New York Times late Friday evening, federal government officials close to the Justice Department's investigation of Michael Brown's death state that the evidence they've seen so far does not support a civil rights charge against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson was caught in a huge lie on Friday when it was revealed that he did not get "a lot of Freedom of Information requests" for a surveillance video from a local store the day 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
On Thursday, the Department of Justice plans to announce it will conduct a civil rights investigation of the Ferguson Police Department.
Ferguson is not as isolated incident. It never was. What Ferguson is and will continue to be is a microcosm of the relationship between large segments of the population and their views of local law enforcement.