From the New York Times:
Reaction to Ferguson Decision Shows Racial Divide Remains Over Views of Justice
By MICHAEL WINES NOV. 25, 2014
… For a person of color, she said, it is difficult not to view the Ferguson shooting as part of a continuum: the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, an African-American man, by a white Florida man who was later acquitted of murder; the 2009 fatal shooting of an Oakland black man by a white transit officer who was found guilty of manslaughter instead of murder.
History isn’t written by the winners, it’s written by the writers of history.