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Teaching Ferguson in the classroom


It’s been one year since the encounter with a white police officer that resulted in the death of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri…read more

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Justice Dept. report on Ferguson slams local police


In an investigation sparked by the shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department found patterns of police misconduct, racial bias and a disregard for the community. Continue reading

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Youth explain why they march in the current protests


Groups peacefully protesting the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown aim for justice and systemic change in police conduct. Continue reading

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Tense Ferguson, Missouri Awaits Grand Jury Findings In Shooting Of Michael Brown

How teachers can talk to students about Ferguson


Dr. Marcia Chatelain, the Georgetown professor who began the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus on Twitter, joined the NewsHour to discuss. Continue reading

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Understanding the grand jury ruling on Michael Brown’s death


The basics 1. What happened? A grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. 2.…read more

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