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Conflicts of Interest: White shirt, white dude

Conflicts of Interest: White shirt, white dude

There was a protest this weekend to mark the anniversary of the death of Mike Brown at the hands of then-police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO. A small group, organized by the People's Power Assembly and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, gathered at Penn and North on a bright warm Saturday. About a half an hour in, as speakers took turns at the mic, Interim Commissioner Kevin Davis walked up with a couple other cops. I wasn't really watching the speaker at that point— I think it was someone from the endlessly annoying (in a bad way) anti-imperialist group FIST—and I walked up and introduced myself and shook his hand, just as I'd done with...

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