Ron Thomas Denies His Comments on Ferguson Make Him Racist
When a St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict Ferguson cop Darren Wilson last week for the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, a curious posting went up on the "Justice for Kelly Thomas" Facebook page that same night. The page shared a photo of a black teen with a wad of cash in his mouth pointing a handgun captioned "Michael Brown." "This photo is doing the rounds on social media," the Justice for Kelly Thomas page (of which his sister is an administrator) wrote. "Discuss..." Only problem? It wasn't Brown. But the Thomas family's potshots at Brown weren't over.
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