Reflections on Ferguson


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Ray Hammond
Alex Jones
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Office of the President
Harvard University

Lee P. Brown, former Mayor of Houston and former Police Commissioner of Houston and New York; Reverend Ray Hammond, founder of Bethel A.M.E. and co-founder and chairman of the Ten Point  Coalition; Alex Jones, Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy; and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of Baltimore, all joined moderator Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. for a discussion on the recent violence and racial tension in Ferguson, MO. The panelists discussed issues related to criminal justice such as fair policing, racial profiling, and the media's role in portraying controversial events.