By: Mark Berman
The NAACP has joined a chorus of voices saying that a special prosecutor, rather than St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, should investigate the shooting of Michael Brown.
“We need to talk about justice for Michael Brown,” Cornell William Brooks, the organization’s new president and chief executive, said in a statement sent out on Thursday afternoon. “Justice rests in the hands of one person: St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, a man with deep personal, family, and professional ties to the local police department.”
McCulloch has said he will not step down from the case, despite similar calls from elected leaders and activists in the days since Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Brown. Read the rest of this entry »