Monday, August 18, 2014

Ferguson, MO has now emerged into the Negro Spring

There are always symbols in specific times of history that speak volumes to both current and future populations.  An innocuous movie from a decade ago called V for Vendetta resurrected the well known myth of patriot and anarchist Guy Fawkes, and brought the history of defiance and rebellion front and center into the discourse of American thought and rhetoric.

But an even greater global phenomenon that was spawned within the past five years is now resonating in the captured town of Ferguson, MO, where the predominantly black population has chosen to call their movement the Negro Spring, in honor of the Arab Spring which helped bring down multiple governments in the Middle East.



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