Two days after the Michael Brown shooting, another unarmed young man was shot to death by police in another American city. But unlike the Ferguson case where a white cop shot a black youth, in this instance the races are reversed — and so is media attention.
Did Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson fire in self-defense? According to an ex-Marine with experience in the shooting arts, the unusual shot pattern on Michael Brown's body tells the tale.
Additional information has been reported in the last couple of days that, if accurate, could exonerate Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson from any charges.
While the Michael Brown death has become a federal case, police officers and other "media expendables" who are murdered every week become footnotes.