Jon Stewart on Ferguson and the Indignity of Not Being White [Video]

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We know Jon Stewart works hard and deserves vacation time, but why does it seem like the hugest news stories happen while “The Daily Show” is on vacation?

Well, Stewart didn’t disappoint on this recap of the cluster in Ferguson. He distilled it down to it’s most important and obvious point: that every person of color in this country has faced an indignity because of the color of their skin. We can change that, but first, we have to recognize the truth.

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Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and editor focused on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, diet preferences, health, and politics. She is the senior editor for sister websites and, and works as a research associate and editor with the Cornucopia Institute, the organic industry watchdog group. Jill has been featured in The Huffington Post, MTV, Reality Sandwich, and Eat Drink Better.