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Ferguson and Faith

Clergy prayed with their feet at Ferguson.

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Kids Who Die

It’s been 77 years since civil rights activist and poet Langston Hughes wrote his chilling poem “Kids Who Die,” which illuminates the horrors of lynchings during the Jim Crow era. Now, as we approach the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and…

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Online Resources for Teaching Ferguson and Beyond

Librarians Nicole Pagowsky and Niamh Wallace at the University of Arizona created a guide to resources about the killing of Michael Brown and subsequent events in Ferguson, Missouri.  In addition, they list sources on critical race theory, media coverage, and…

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Business Reasons for Ferguson’s Rage

Just published in The Atlantic : Fergusons Fortune 500 Company : Why the Missouri city — despite hosting a multinational corporation, Emerson Electric, — relied on municipal fees and fines to extract money from its poorest residents. The U.S. Department of…

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Victor Rios Speaking at Princeton University

Dr. Victor Rios, Associate Professor of Sociology at University of California Santa Barbara and author of Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys, will speak about his work in Oakland, Watts, and Ferguson on Wednesday, April 1, 2015…

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