Since 1988, American schools have grown more segregated. Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones — who recently wrote about school segregation in Ferguson, Missouri — and Sheryll Cashin of Georgetown University Law Center. Continue reading
Police critically wounded an 18-year-old black man overnight in Ferguson, Missouri, where mostly peaceful protests marked the anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown. Authorities say Tyrone Harris Jr. and others shot at officers, who in turn shot back, wounding Harris. Judy Woodruff learns more from Yamiche Alcindor of USA Today. Continue reading
Still healing one year after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, Ferguson Councilman Wesley Bell joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from St. Louis, to discuss the state of the city today. Continue reading
One year ago, the police shooting of black teen Michael Brown brought Ferguson, Missouri to international attention, prompted a national conversation about race and justice and electrified the Black Lives Matter movement. On Sunday, one year since Brown’s death, the town was the site of quiet commemoration. Continue reading
The death of Michael Brown and a grand jury’s subsequent decision not to indict the officer who shot him spurred nationwide protests. But the events in Ferguson also inspired creative responses from artistic communities both within St. Louis County and across the country.
It’s nearly a year since Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off a firestorm of protest and political activism around aggressive law enforcement and race. Hari Sreenivasan talks to community members about how the events have set changes in motion. Continue reading
In his new book, “Between the World and Me,” Atlantic magazine columnist Ta-Nehisi Coates writes about the looming violence that African-Americans endure every day, in the form of a letter to his 14-year-old son. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Coates about the legacy of racism and white supremacy in America. Continue reading
It has been almost a year since the release of the video showing the choking death of Eric Garner as he was being arrested in Staten Island, New York. Garner’s death, along with the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, of Michael Brown. caused nationwide protests. Now, new details are emerging about the circumstances surrounding Garner’s death. New York Times reporter Benjamin Mueller joins Hari Sreenivasan with the latest. Continue reading