Michael Brown shooting

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Michael Brown shooting: officer will not be charged, top prosecutor says
St Louis county official says his ‘heart breaks’ for teen’s parents as he announces decision over 2014 police shooting

Guardian staff and agencies

30, Jul, 2020 @10:36 PM

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Poem of the week: Incendiary Art: Ferguson, 2014 by Patricia Smith
The US poet’s reaction to the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown is a searing elegy for black lives destroyed

Carol Rumens

29, Jun, 2020 @1:25 PM

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The Guardian view on the death of George Floyd: a turning point? | Editorial
Editorial: The nationwide protests following the brutal suffocation of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis could be a defining moment in America’s racial politics


01, Jun, 2020 @6:04 PM

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Until the Flood review – fleshed-out fictions from a real-life killing
Dael Orlandersmith transforms into her characters, dispassionately inhabiting their reactions to the shooting of black teen Michael Brown by a white policeman

Catherine Love

10, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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'We saw him lying in the street': how a police killing changed our lives
On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on

Mariah Stewart, with photographs by Whitney Curtis

09, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Whose Streets? Powerful Ferguson film focuses on ‘flashpoint moment’
Directors Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis spent more than a year in Ferguson after the death of Michael Brown, bearing witness to the protests that followed

Adam Gabbatt

11, Aug, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Michael Brown was shot three years ago. America still hasn't changed | Steven W Thrasher
We, as an American society, owe a lot to Michael Brown. The protesters in Ferguson stood up for him – the rest of us must do more to honor his short life

Steven W Thrasher

09, Aug, 2017 @8:36 PM

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'It feels important': the counter-narrative artist challenging how news is reported
Alexandra Bell’s carefully redacted prints of New York Times articles question the ‘deliberate choices’ that are made in the newsroom

Francisco Navas

30, May, 2017 @4:30 PM

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They Can’t Kill Us All: The Story of Black Lives Matter by Wesley Lowery – review
The American reporter’s account of the birth of the BLM movement is well researched but doesn’t quite bring the protesters to life

Sukhdev Sandhu

30, Jan, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The fight to punish US police killings: ‘We missed an opportunity to stop him'
In 2011, Virginia police officer Stephen Rankin shot an unarmed man dead. Last year he did it again. The fight to get him convicted is the subject of a new film

Jon Swaine

28, Oct, 2016 @5:33 PM

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The alternative VMAs: from best selfie to most overanalysed kiss
The awards we’d give to the ceremony’s most memorable moments …

Chitra Ramaswamy

29, Aug, 2016 @4:27 PM

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Gunshots in Ferguson after car hits protester on Michael Brown anniversary
Witnesses say young man was knocked down and shots rang out as people gathered two years after notorious police shooting of unarmed black teenager

Staff and agencies in Ferguson

10, Aug, 2016 @4:17 AM

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