“Me making a record like this doesn’t help my iTunes sales. It doesn’t help me clear up accusations that I’m some type of psychotic, cop-killing rapper. … It’s going to be a bunch of complicated conversations that I can’t walk away from.”
The current movement to end racialized police and extrajudicial violence is made up of thousands of people and actions that don’t make the front page or the evening broadcast. One year after officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown, two key organizers from the St. Louis area share what they think about this political moment.