Posted by Sherrel Stewart.


Attorney Richard Rice addresses protestors at a march outside of the Hoover City Hall.

Source: Sherrel Wheeler Stewart,WBHM

The police shooting of 21-year-old Emantic Bradford Jr. has sparked frequent protests in Hoover. And while demonstrations played a key role in the struggle for civil rights decades ago, many African Americans today are divided as to whether these marches calling for justice in the wake of Bradford’s killing help or hurt the cause.

Demonstrators have marched inside the mall to the very spot where Emantic Bradford Jr. was killed. They’ve marched in front of City Hall and at major Hoover…