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Barack Obama

Obama is responsible for Ferguson, but not how you might think

08/28/14 12:42PM

In her latest column for The Nation magazine, host Melissa Harris-Perry explores how President Obama served as a role model for resistance in Ferguson, MO: "Despite Obama’s equivocations—and also somewhat against his will—the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, were his fault. And he should be proud." read more

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The arc of justice runs through Ferguson

08/26/14 04:29PM

Three young black men were dead at the hands of the police. The police claimed a gun battle, but no weapons were ever found and witnesses said it was an execution. Nonetheless, the officers were not indicted -- and the local newspapers were not willing to investigate or press the issue. The community was outraged; the families bereft.This was not Ferguson, Missouri in 2014. read more

Ferguson shooting and unrest resonate in Atlanta-area demonstration

Latino communities must see Ferguson's fight as their own

08/20/14 05:14PM

The head of NDLON's #Not1More campaign outlines how Latino and immigrant activists can help prevent future police killings like that in Ferguson nearly two weeks ago: "We know the drill, because Michael Brown is not the first. But are we fed up enough to fight like we really want him to be the last?" read more

The state of trust in Ferguson

The state of trust in Ferguson

08/24/14 11:21AM

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Shayla Nunnally, Michael Skolnik, Salamishah Tillet and Kai Wright join to discuss the state of trust between the residents of Ferguson and police in the wake of protests. watch

How tear gas was used in Ferguson

How tear gas was used in Ferguson

08/24/14 10:45AM

Melissa Harris-Perry talks about how some of the scenes coming from the protests in Ferguson, and the police response to them, were reminiscent of conflicts the American public is used to seeing in foreign nations. watch

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