arizona state professor ersula ore & officer stewart ferrin

*“People make mistakes,” said Phoenix community activist Renee Huff. “By God, we need to be able to forgive people.”

The verdict is in. Black activists have chosen to forgive officer Stewart Ferrin (pictured above),  whose behavior was deemed ‘not inappropriate’ even after footage from his dashcam showed him forcing Arizona State University professor Dr. Ersula Ore down on the hood, before throwing her to the ground, because she crossed a campus street where construction was taking place.

The civil rights officers, who decided to have a “Lemonade Summit” with the officer, had at first threatened to march on campus if the officer ended up being reinstated. But after the meeting where they say they got to know the officer, the whole smell of the situation changed.

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