Monday Sep 8
Ferguson Revisited: Pictures at an Exhibition
During the last week to ten days the troubles in Ferguson, Missouri have faded somewhat from the national consciousness. This is to be expected, since the modern media cycle reflects the decreasing attention span of the public.
Racial Prejudice in Ferguson Schools: A Look Back
Last week, I followed the news as students in the Ferguson-Florissant School District started the new school year more than a week late. I read about students returning to Griffith Elementary School, just a mile and a half from the Michael Brown shooting.
New Haven Independent
When a white cop shot a black teen to death on the streets of a St. Louis inner-ring suburb, Kevin Ewing's mind flashed to an earlier racially-tinged shooting that might have taken place there - his planned assassination of his police supervisor.
Daily Press & Argus
Carl Welser: Lessons Learned in Ferguson
Our ears perk up. Carole taught kindergarten at a parochial school in Ferguson for two years before we were married.
The History and Fluxing Demographics of Ferguson and Our Nation's Suburbs
As many have noted, the city of St. Louis has long been plagued by racism . The police killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests, however, took place in Ferguson, a once affluent suburb of 21,000.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
An Officer Shot A Black Teen, And St. Louis Rioted - In 1962
Amid the flurry of coverage about Michael Brown's death and the reaction in Ferguson, Mo., journalists have been unpacking St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest .