Ferguson

How teachers can talk to students about Ferguson

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

Understanding the grand jury ruling on Michael Brown’s death

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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

Grand jury decides not to charge Officer Darren Wilson

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A grand jury announced Nov. 24 that they would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Continue reading

Need-to-know: Extra’s top summer stories

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This summer saw constant breaking news around the globe. Check out Extra’s top summer stories below, with links to more information on these stories, discussion…read more

Social media and instant news in #Ferguson

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By Anna Christiansen Details surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, surfaced at light speed through social media. Citizen reporting through social…read more

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