Sunday, 25 January 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • In Ferguson

    By Darryl Pinckney, The New York Review of Books | Op-Ed

    2015.1.20.Ferguson.mainProtesters of the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, join with participants in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in St. Louis, January 19, 2015. (Photo: Whitney Curtis / The New York Times)

    Forty years ago, in the days of "white flight" from American cities to the suburbs, Ferguson, Missouri was a "sundowner town" - black people did not drive through it at night because they knew they would be harassed by the white police force.

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