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COMMENTARY - DOMESTIC

Greg Howard, "America is Not For Black People," Deadspin

Jelani Cobb, "Between the World and Ferguson," The New Yorker

Ta-Nehisi Coates, "Michael Brown's Unremarkable Humanity," The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates, "Reparations for Ferguson," The Atlantic

Jaeah Lee, "Exactly How Often Do Police Shoot Unarmed Black Men?" Mother Jones

Marcia Chatelain, "How to Teach Kids About What's Happening in Ferguson," The Atlantic

The Daily Show : Race/Off  

 

COMMENTARY - INTERNATIONAL

BBC News - Ferguson Protests

Markus Feldenkirchen, "'We're Like Animals to Them': An American City's Daily Racism," Spiegel (Germany)

Gary Younge, "In Ferguson the violence of the state created the violence of the street," The Guardian (UK)

Gary Younge, "Ferguson's black community must not be given the same 'justice' as Trayvon Martin," The Guardian (UK)

Jonathan Watts, "From Ferguson to Rio: two black teenagers shot dead by police, two very different reactions," The Guardian (UK)

Editorial, "A shameful history repeating itself," The Age (Australia)

 

BOOKS

Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow 

David Oshinsky's Worse Than Slavery

Naomi Murakawa, “The Origins of the Carceral Crisis: Racial Order as ‘Law and Order’ in Postwar American Politics,” in Race and American Political Development

Michael Flamm's Law and Order

 

FILMS

Gideon's Army (documentary)

Fruitvale Station (film)

 

LOCAL EFFORTS

#BlackLivesMatter Charleston Facebook page

Pastor Thomas Dixon's Local Activism Facebook page