If You Ever Thought The U.S. Was A Land Of Equality, Take A Look At These Two Screenshots

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In 2014, a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, fatally shot Michael Brown multiple times. Michael was unarmed.

In 2012, James Holmes walked into a theater in Aurora, Colorado. James was armed. That day, he shot 12 people dead and injured 70.

Guess how the media reacted?

This isn't an isolated incident. Far from it, as this Huffington Post article lays out, as does my fellow curator Erica Williams Simon in this post.

Do we need any more proof that people will be treated differently because of their race?

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