Mychal Denzel Smith is the New York Times-bestselling author of Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching and a 2017 NAACP Image Award nominee.
A guilty verdict does not undo the racist world we live in.
A majority of Americans believe the criminal justice system is racially biased, but it takes more than an acknowledgement to dismantle the system.
Forty days after Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, America’s “justice system” continues to fail.
Increased police presence won‘t make “bad kids” any better.