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History of race & riots in America


The violence on the streets of Ferguson has raised new concerns about law enforcement in this country, but it has also raised old memories of racial unrest that tore the nation apart during the 1960s and defined U.S. politics largely in terms of black versus white. Professor James Peterson of Lehigh University, Michael Steele and Karen Finney discuss how Ferguson fits into the United States’ history of race relations and policy.