ferguson missouri police protests michael brown 1 year later

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1-Year-Anniversary of Brown's Death Marked by Police Shooting

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last night, I was attending a concert in St. Louis planned as part of the commemoration of the one-year-anniversary of Mike Brown’s death when... Read More

EBONY Magazine Ferguson One Year Later Michael Brown

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Leslie McSpadden: 'Honor My Son'

by Leslie McSpadden

 It's hard to say how I want the world to remember my son because you have to really know someone to honor the person... Read More

EBONY Magazine Ferguson One Year Later Michael Brown

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Resistance Is Black Tradition

by Brittany Packnett

I was raised to believe that God's grace and the wealth of Black tradition placed in me all the things I will ever need. ... Read More

EBONY Magazine Ferguson One Year Later Michael Brown

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Montague Simmons and OBS: Revolutionary Re-Up

by Jamilah Lemieux

While many of the activists who have sustained the Ferguson resistance movement over the course of the past year found themselves taking on that... Read More

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Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

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Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

by Jamilah Lemieux

It takes little more than a cursory glance at St. Louis-natives Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton to recognize that they may be one of... Read More

EBONY Magazine Ferguson One Year Later Michael Brown

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DeRay McKesson: He, the Protestor

by Jamilah Lemieux

DeRay McKesson has become one of the most visible faces of the Ferguson resistance movement, despite the fact that he’s a Baltimore native. Widely... Read More

Wesley Lowery

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Wesley Lowery on Reporting from 'a Megaphone'

by Jamilah Lemieux

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during the height of last year’s protests when he and Ryan Reilly of the... Read More

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Activists Plan for 1-Year-Anniversary

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Activists Plan for 1-Year-Anniversary

by Daniel Kerry

In an intimate roundtable discussion in New York City, Kayla Reed, field organizer for the Organization for Black Struggle and St. Louis rapper/social activist... Read More

From Ferguson to Selma

From Ferguson to Selma

by Larry Fellows, III

I'm riding with folks from St. Louis on a nine hour trip to Selma. A fellow activist, Tiffany, asks the group, "When did you realize you were... Read More

Respectability Politics Won’t Save Your Black Life

Respectability Politics Won’t Save Your Black Life

by Goldie Taylor

Tonight, as the sun falls over our eastern shore, thousands of Americans—Black and White, alike—have once again begun to flood the streets. It has... Read More