Category Archives: What’s Happening

How Putting a Ferguson Native In Charge Calmed the City’s Nerves

THE WIRE: After days of unrest in Ferguson, following the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon finally stepped in and promised a “change in tone” under new leadership. By replacing the St. Louis County Police Department with the Missouri State Highway Patrol — led
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Howard University freshmen pose for class photo with hands in the air

YAHOO NEWS: Social media users have been sharing many incredible images coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, as tensions between police and demonstrators protesting the killing of an unarmed black teenager continue to flare. But one of the most powerful photos making the rounds on Twitter was taken hundreds of miles
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