Michael Brown's tragic death is a salient reminder that the United States is still far from being a racially just and equitable society.
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Valerie Tarico is a psychologist. She is the author of 'Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light." She is also the founder of WisdomCommons.org.