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Tale of Two Fergusons

We knew blacks and whites saw Michael Brown’s killing differently. A new poll shows the gulf that divides them is greater than anyone guessed.

Frame Game
Sept. 11 2014 5:53 PMCandid JusticeSurveillance technology is taking away our privacy—and punishing people who deserve to be punished.
The Slatest
Sept. 10 2014 6:13 PMPolice Begin Arresting Protesters in Ferguson Trying to Block Interstate
Politics
Sept. 5 2014 7:17 PMThe New RacismFirst you deny racism exists. Then you smear the reputation of any black man who appears to be a victim.
Future Tense
Sept. 2 2014 12:54 PMThree Myths About Police Body CamsFilming interactions between law enforcement and citizens might not stop the next Ferguson from happening.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 28 2014 10:58 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “It Costs How Much???” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on talking to kids about Ferguson and how much it costs to raise a child. 
Politics
Aug. 26 2014 12:56 PMWhy Did Obama Say So Little About Ferguson?We hoped he would bring racial understanding. But with two years left, there’s nothing Obama can say about race that doesn’t lead to more rancor.
The Slatest
Aug. 26 2014 10:06 AMCNN Posts Alleged Audio of Michael Brown Shooting
The Slatest
Aug. 25 2014 10:31 AMOfficer Who Arrested Reporter in McDonald’s Is Being Sued for “Hog-Tying” a 12-Year-Old
Politics
Aug. 22 2014 4:40 PMThe Two Very Different Worlds of FergusonThe white community is worried about the city’s image. The black community wants justice.
Politics
Aug. 21 2014 8:56 PMEverything That Went Wrong in FergusonA timeline of the authorities’ many missteps in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death.
Future Tense
Aug. 21 2014 5:38 PMA Dangerous Heat Wave Is Heading for Ferguson—Which Has No Cooling Centers
Brow Beat
Aug. 21 2014 12:58 PMHear Lauryn Hill’s Painfully Prescient Song for Ferguson
The Slatest
Aug. 21 2014 10:22 AMWere Police Justified in Shooting Kajieme Powell?
Jurisprudence
Aug. 20 2014 7:45 PMFerguson’s Constitutional CrisisOn the streets of Missouri, it’s not just the First Amendment that’s being violated.
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2014 11:14 AMWith the Unrest in Ferguson, Masters of Sex Has Become Surprisingly Topical
Jurisprudence
Sept. 11 2014 2:50 PMThe Ultimate ConflictLocal prosecutors should not decide whether to criminally charge police officers like Ferguson’s Darren Wilson.
Education
Sept. 8 2014 10:34 AMThe Birth of the #FergusonSyllabusIn St. Louis and around the country, professors and students grapple with the lessons of Ferguson. 
The Slatest
Sept. 3 2014 8:17 PMMissouri Governor Declares Ferguson Is No Longer in a State of Emergency
Politics
Aug. 29 2014 1:17 PMKeeping the Police HonestAmerica’s police departments need greater accountability—and it must come from outside the forces.
The Slatest
Aug. 27 2014 11:36 AMPolice Handler Let Dog Urinate on Michael Brown Memorial the Day He Was Killed
Weigel
Aug. 26 2014 10:49 AMDan Page’s Deeply Disturbing Views on Race, Sexual Assault, and Government 
The Slatest
Aug. 25 2014 4:08 PMDoes the Times’ Michael Brown Profile Really Demonstrate Racial Bias?
New Scientist
Aug. 24 2014 7:15 AMWhy Become a Medical Examiner?What autopsies can reveal about Michael Brown’s death.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 22 2014 10:22 AMThe “Why Isn’t Everyone Rioting?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the aftermath of Ferguson, the horrifying execution of journalist James Foley, and L.A.’s potential voting lottery.
Politics
Aug. 21 2014 8:30 PMProtesting the ProsecutionDemonstrators say St. Louis prosecutor Robert McCulloch has a long-standing and personal bias in favor of the police.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 21 2014 5:05 PMAdvice for Ferguson From the Supreme CourtIf you don’t want to get tear gassed, stop “protesting” and start “counseling.”
Politics
Aug. 21 2014 12:16 PMOne Quiet NightHave police in Ferguson finally learned how to do their jobs without pointing their guns at people?
The Slatest
Aug. 20 2014 9:15 PMThe Latest on Ferguson: Police Release Video of Kajieme Powell Shooting, Holder Visits
Weigel
Aug. 20 2014 6:05 PMSmart Policing Takes Good Training, Not Just Diversity
The Slatest
Aug. 19 2014 10:52 PMFerguson FAQ: What Charge Is Darren Wilson Facing and Other Questions Answered

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