In Ferguson, these values are seen as white values, the morality a white morality.
You don't refuse to vote for politicians who represent your values because they're rich, do you?
"The incident does not reflect the values of this caring and compassionate community," Brewer said.
c.1300, from Old French value "worth, value" (13c.), noun use of fem. past participle of valoir "be worth," from Latin valere "be strong, be well, be of value" (see valiant). The meaning "social principle" is attested from 1918, supposedly borrowed from the language of painting. Value judgment (1892) is a loan-translation of German Werturteil.
mid-15c., probably from value (n.). Related: Valued, valuing.
value val·ue (vāl'yōō)
A principle, standard, or quality considered worthwhile or desirable.
An assigned or calculated numerical quantity.