Watch This Documentary To Understand The Institutionalized Racism In Ferguson

April 2, 2015 4:32 PM

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Watch This Documentary To Understand The Institutionalized Racism In Ferguson

"Mike Brown's death is connected to [St. Louis County's] predatory money making system of tickets and fines," director Tim Pool says in "Ferguson: A Report From Occupied Territory." He sees Brown's death as not the straw that broke the camel's back so much as "a stone, a massive cinder block" further straining an oppressive, deeply broken system.

Pool told The Huffington Post of a culture in which Ferguson residents "every day feel like they are going to get fined for some B.S. thing." He spoke of a system of for-profit policing that has led to the debtors prison by which law enforcement funds the city with citations for misdemeanors, dispro...

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