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Learning From Ferguson: The Real Cost of Criminal Debt

Learning From Ferguson: The Real Cost of Criminal Debt

by Carla Murphy on August 27 2014, 12:49PM

How the poor in Ferguson and elsewhere are being used by courts and their cities

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Hours After Brown's Killing, Police in Ferguson Let K-9 Urinate on Memorial Site

Hours After Brown’s Killing, Police in Ferguson Let K-9 Urinate on Memorial Site

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 11:47AM

‘The day brought other indignities for Brown’s family, and the community.’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

How News Media Fuels the Myth of Black Crime

How News Media Fuels the Myth of Black Crime

by Kai Wright on August 27 2014, 11:45AM

In TV land, all the violent crime suspects are black. Not so much in real life.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Gaza Ceasefire, IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation, Kincaid's New Award

Gaza Ceasefire, IMF’s Lagarde Under Investigation, Kincaid’s New Award

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferugson: Teaching the Crisis in the Classroom

Following Ferugson: Teaching the Crisis in the Classroom

by Julianne Hing on August 26 2014, 6:04PM

#FergusonSyllabus comes to the classroom.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 3:07PM

Most police departments aren’t exactly forthcoming about the information

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Low-Income Student Enrollment Stagnates at Elite Colleges

Low-Income Student Enrollment Stagnates at Elite Colleges

by Julianne Hing on August 26 2014, 2:29PM

Even though the numbers of low-income students has grown in the same time period.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Leaders Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

Leaders Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 12:49PM

They’re asking for a federal czar to oversee massive changes

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Israel Levels Gazan High-Rises, More Bedbugs in NYC's MTA, 'Diversity' at the Emmys

Israel Levels Gazan High-Rises, More Bedbugs in NYC’s MTA, ‘Diversity’ at the Emmys

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Michael Brown, Not an Angel, Just a Black Teen

Following Ferguson: Michael Brown, Not an Angel, Just a Black Teen

by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 6:51PM

How will the 18-year-old be remembered?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, Media, /NOW