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Michael Brown Don't Shoot Protest

Black Lives Matter Gets Laws Passed In 24 States

By Editors' Choice

Note: In honor of Michael Brown, one year after his killing, protests are being held across the nation. Find one near you or create one at the Ferguson National Response Network. Police protests since killing of Michael Brown spurred 40 new state measures; activists want more When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent [sic] protests and the nation took…

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Black Lives Matter Reading List

By News & Current Affairs

Formerly known as the Ferguson Reads List, this reading list is intended to provide some history and context to the recent protests. This is a community curated list of books that explore race, not only in St. Louis, but America as a whole. By no means a full comprehensive list, here are a few to get you started on the trail of understanding what’s happening. For more information, please visit…

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The Faces of #BlackLivesMatter

By Video/Audio

Video by Jared Rosenthal Last December, thousands of protesters crowded onto New York City’s streets to march against police brutality in America. The protest, a part of the #BlackLivesMatter movement sparked by the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, was one of many that have occurred across the country. Filmmakers Jared Rosenthal and Luca Repola were on hand to capture the powerful mood of the day. In this short…

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