NOW Condemns Grand Jury’s Failure to Indict Police Officer Darren Wilson, Calls for Action to End Racial Injustice Against Women and Men of Color

NOW deplores the fact that our justice system has utterly failed Michael Brown’s family and community. Even worse is the spectacle of the authorities’ militarized response to peaceful demonstrations, a response that is all too similar to the inhumane and racist tactics used in the Deep South against civil rights protesters in the 50s and 60s.

The crisis in Ferguson reveals a racial divide in the U.S. that far too many would rather ignore. We cannot ignore it any more.

Ex-CIA director suggests Dianne Feinstein is too “emotional”

Lindsay Abram writes for Salon: “Former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden is concerned that the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s Bush-era interrogation techniques might not be objective — because Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who has chaired the committee for five years, may be too “emotional” about the whole thing.”