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Tena Johnson
Aug 29, 2014

Understanding Ferguson and it's Aftermath

Aug 29, 2014 by Tena Johnson

On August 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. His death sparked two weeks of peaceful protests and some riots, as well as a massive mobilization of police and military in the St. Louis suburb. 

If you've been wondering about these events and looking for an opportunity to understand and discuss the historical, structural, and social contexts that led to this shooting and the ongoing protests, please join us for a panel discussion on:

"Understanding Ferguson, and its Aftermath"
Tuesday, September 2, 7 p.m. in room 145, Spes Unica

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ann-Marie Alfonso-Forero (English) and will include Drs. Jamie Wagman (History and Gender and Women's Studies), Stacy Davis (Religious Studies and Gender and Women's Studies), and Helen Ho (Communications Studies), and will also include history student Clare Maher.

This event is sponsored by CWIL and Intercultural Studies