For several weeks, a St. Louis County grand jury has deliberated to determine whether Wilson should be held criminally liable for Brown’s death. Many believe that Wilson will not be indicted, based primarily on information about the proceedings that have been leaked to the media, coverage that at times has favored Wilson’s account of his encounter with Brown and Gov. Jay Nixon’s recent declaration of a state of emergency and activation of the National Guard in anticipation of the grand jury decision. Larry Fellows III—who was fired from his job after weeks of protesting law enforcement’s response to the incident—told The Root, “We’re expecting something, but we really don’t know what that looks like.” The grand jury announcement is expected at any time. And with tension building in Ferguson, some in the community are choosing to prepare for the worst. Beauty supply stores, restaurants, convenience marts and a Sprint store in the area are among those that have placed boards on their windows and entrances in the event of damage or break-ins. To let customers know that they’re open for business, they’ve spray-painted “Open” or “We are open” on the boards or placed printed signs on storefronts or in the grass around their buildings.
She commented, “You know what I think it really is? It’s about the kids: When everybody is able to be an adult, which we all are able to be, and we’re able to really recognize that actually, there’s a beautiful value about the way that we can all influence each other’s lives and the lives of the kids.” She adds, “They can really see that they have more than one woman to look to and say, ‘What can I learn here?’ ‘What can I learn there?’ ..........................SOURCE: http://www.blacknews.com/ read more