To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, October 18, 2021

Observercast

In Ferguson, As Elsewhere, Voting Is What Matters

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BY FROMA HARROP In covering the violence engulfing Ferguson, MO, media routinely cite the following numbers to explain the frustration of the minority community there: Ferguson’s population is two-thirds African-American, yet the mayor, five of the six City Council members and nearly the entire police force are white. But there are other numbers. In the […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.