Delores Jones-Brown

John Jay College Center on Race, Crime and Justice

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Director of the John Jay College Center on Race, Crime and Justice; former Monmouth County, New Jersey prosecutor

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In New York, the medical examiner called a videoed killing "homicide" by chokehold, but the grand jury did not return an indictment.

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Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

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Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

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Last Friday in Beverly Hills, California, TV producer Charles Belk—a 51-year old black man—was on his way to a pre-Emmy awards party.

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Last Friday in Beverly Hills, California, TV producer Charles Belk—a 51-year old black man—was on his way to a pre-Emmy awards party.

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