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Michael Brown, one year later: The tragic civil rights moment that ignited a movement


What happened a year ago in Ferguson, Missouri cemented grassroots efforts from moment to movement. But there are more Michael Browns as well — 585 so far this year, 81 in the last month alone.


What Ferguson has shown us about race relations in America

People protest against the killing of a homeless man by police outside LAPD headquarters on March 3, 2015.

The Justice Department wades into the fight against police discrimination

People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo

This is why you should leave racists in your Facebook feed

A protester in Oakland, California, on  December 3, 2014, wears a sign during a demonstration against the decision by a New York City grand jury not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

England abolished grand juries decades ago because they didn’t work