by Sarah van Gelder, Yes! Magazine
Released December 29, 2014 on yesmagazine.org
Ferguson, Missouri. October, 2014. Photo by Sarah-Ji.
In 2014, we saw a lot of brutality. Unarmed black men and women were killed by police, women were raped on college campuses and in military barracks, foreign nationals were tortured, and young and mentally ill Americans were confined for extended periods in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons.