Shafiq Tackles The Causes and Solutions To #Ferguson

Ferguson, Missouri: A Case Study in Urban Policing

(Hartford, Conn – 8-18-2014) NPR-Where We Live: The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown sent hundreds of angry protesters into the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. On 8-18-2014, Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur appeared live on NPR-Where We Live. This discussion was the first “real and intense” conversation on race and community police relations in America in the days that followed the fatal shooting of Brown.

#FERGUSONIn the show,  Abdussabur touched upon the root causes that exists in most urban cities that lead to the hysteria and perceptions of young Black men and the need for President Obama’s administration to take a more direct hands on approach to in helping cities to begin to resolve the underlying causes that contribute to urban gun violence and racial profiling. Later in the day President Obama addressed the nation on #Ferguson for a second time. His remarks came on the heals this NPR-Broadcast on Race, Police, and the State of Young Black Males in America.


Shafiq Talks About #Ferguson and Solutions


Here is  a link to the show audio 49 min:

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Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur is an author, public speaker, racial profiling consultant, entrepreneur, and retired law enforcement Sergeant. His unique views and approach to urban violence prevention, racial profiling prevention and community based policing have been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, NPR-Where We Live, New Haven Independent, NPR-All Things Considered, WYBC-Electric Drum, New Haven Advocate, Russian Radio, BBC, PBS, New York Daily News, New Haven Register, Hartford Courant, and Al Jazeera America. His repertoire continues to grow consistently. He has appeared as a guest host on WNPR's “Where We Live.” He is also a contributing writer for the Huffington Post.
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