Fuming unrest in Ferguson, Missouri

Two hundred forty-three days have passed since the murder of Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014, and the city of Ferguson is still rocked by unrest amidst protests. Continue reading “Fuming unrest in Ferguson, Missouri”

Fury in Ferguson

Chaos has consumed the town of Ferguson ever since the verdict came down from the jury on Nov 24 not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown. Violence that erupted throughout the town of Ferguson left a haze of smoke in its wake the following morning. Continue reading “Fury in Ferguson”

Falling into Ferguson at the symposium

This year’s fall symposium was a very informative and important forum where professors from Black Hawk College discussed the knowledge they have about certain news stories.

Sarah Morrison, who is a professor of sociology at Black Hawk College, gave a presentation on her understanding of what is happening in Ferguson. Michael Brown, who was 17 years old at the time of his death, was walking down a street with one of his friends when a police officer approached the young men. Continue reading “Falling into Ferguson at the symposium”