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Ferguson, Missouri: War comes to Main Street

WASHINGTON, August 14, 2014 – A white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday. The police chief claims that Brown assaulted the police officer and started to enter the police cruiser to reach for his weapon. Witnesses claim that Brown tussled with the officer, but did ...

Michael Brown makes us take a closer look at black America

OCALA, Fla., August 14, 2014 — The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson has become a flash point for our country’s debate about race relations. The trouble started after unarmed black eighteen-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer. The incident took place just after noon on Saturday. Since Sunday, there have been an ...