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Ferguson, one year later: What others are reporting

Aug 9, 2015

A year after Michael Brown's death, Ferguson and the issues raised there continue to resonate far beyond St. Louis. In addition to our own reporting, we've compiled links here to some of the one-year anniversary coverage by others that you might find particularly interesting.

We'll keep adding to the list all week. Let us know if you read or hear something interesting we should include.

  • Ferguson: The other young black lives laid to rest in Michael Brown's cemetery: His grave is surrounded by others who died in their teens and twenties, many from gunshots. (BBC)
  • A year after Ferguson, housing segregation defies tools to erase it: Despite the federal Section 8 program, many poor, black St. Louisans find their options are limited. (The New York Times)
  • One year later, Ferguson is still pumping out arrest warrants: After dropping, the number of warrants Ferguson issues is on the rise. Most are for minor offenses. (CNN Money)
  • The Cop - Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting Michael Brown. Many people in Ferguson question whether justice was done. A profile. (The New Yorker) Interview with author, Jake Halpern. (NPR)

  • Ferguson, one year later: From a city to a symbol - Retrospective recounting the events of August 9, 2014 and their reverberations. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • Ferguson, a year later: A look at what's changed, what we've learned, and the road ahead. Full retrospective coverage including a timeline, profiles and more. (St. Louis Magazine)
  • Life after Michael Brown and Freddie Gray. Unique image compliation. "Together these images tell a story that is more than just the sum of its parts. We hope that they provide a glimpse of life in Ferguson and Baltimore as it is lived every day." (Al Jazeera America)
  • How Ferguson Changed America. "If Ferguson was an earthquake—a tectonic shift in our arguments over race and racism—then a year later, we’re not just feeling the aftershocks. We’re preparing for the next blow." (Slate)