Thu, 21 August 2014
Citizen journalist Mariah Stewart explains the tension between the police and the African American community in Ferguson, the culture of police harassment of the black community in Ferguson, how Mariah began covering the Ferguson protests, the generational differences in the Ferguson protests, the difference between daytime and nighttime protests, is Ferguson calming down? the role of local schools and churches in Ferguson, why police are not wearing badges in Ferguson, the time Mariah was tear gassed and where the community goes from here.
On The Fun Half: Missouri Highway Patrolman threatening to kill a protester caught on tape, Don Lemon surprised to learn that a member of the National Guard in Missouri used the N Word, Missouri City Councilman blames his posting racist pictures on Facebook for being a Republican, St. Louis Police kill Kajieme Powell and your calls and IMs.
And keep the conversation going on our morning thread