Jesse Jackson: Separate and unequal — The Ferguson Report

Sign-up for Chicago Sun-Times newsletters. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announces a plan to create a commission to address issues raised by recent events in Ferguson, Missouri on October 21, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) This week, the independent commission convened by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon in the wake of the Michael Brown Jr. killing in Ferguson, Mo., released its report : “Forward through Ferguson: A Path toward Racial Equality.” The commission’s 16 volunteers were tasked with doing a “thorough, wide-ranging and unflinching study of the social and economic conditions” that impede progress in the […]