Former Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Speaks: ‘Everyone Is So Quick to Jump on Race’

Almost exactly one year ago, on August 9, 2014, Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed black man, during an altercation.

Still in hiding after the St. Louis community erupted in riots, looting and protests amid high racial tensions, Wilson is now telling his story.

Speaking to Jake Halpern of the New Yorker, Wilson, who resigned from the department in November, recalled the August day that he confronted Brown. Wilson said was supposed to...

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