08/20/2014 09:15 am ET

Why Don't Cops Give Our Kids the Same Break They Gave the Ray Allen

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Former Miami Heat star forward Ray Allen is again standing on center court. This time, however, Allen stands in the unusual plight of victim. He was inadvertently thrust into the spotlight by events that reinforce the problems of places like Ferguson, Mo., and the issues of fairness and equality and justice across this country.

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