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Communists, Capitalists, and Ferguson

By Chidike Okeem

After the grand jury verdict that announced Officer Darren Wilson would walk free after shooting and killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown, communists have allegedly taken to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri to encourage “revolution.” As lamentable as this development may be, it is the conduct of capitalists that allows communists the vacancy to promote their ideology and falsely behave as though their ideology is beneficial to disenfranchised communities. If capitalists are truly interested in attracting blacks to the capitalistic way of thinking, respecting black lives is a nonnegotiable prerequisite.