Ferguson

The ACLU’s work in Focus: Reflections from an Internship

By Andrew Celli (WU Class 2021) on May 14, 2019

Reflections The history of the ACLU of Missouri is the history of St. Louis – and, as the old saying goes, history repeats itself. In 2014, police in St. Louis and the neighboring municipalities attained national notoriety. The police shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent Department of Justice...

The Divided City Initiative in St. Louis: Q&As from the Mean Streets Program

By Alison Carrick on January 20, 2017

Many films in the Mean Streets program featured St. Louis and the recent events in Ferguson that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement and a national discussion about race, segregation, and police brutality. Bob’s Tour: Understanding What We See, directed by Washington University graduate...

Still Documenting Ferguson: WU Libraries Offer Resources Related to 2014 Events

By Julie Hale on August 9, 2016

The WU Libraries’ efforts to preserve the voices, perspectives, and materials related to Ferguson are ongoing. On the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, we offer new resources and information. Our new LibGuide spotlights the work of the Regional Collecting Initiative on Ferguson and inc...

Voices and Visions Of St. Louis: Past, Present, Future

By Miranda Rectenwald on April 8, 2016

The Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University and Harvard University Graduate School of Design hosted a three day conference March 30-April 1, 2016 focused on St. Louis : Past, Present, and Future. The program aimed “to explore and debate issues of injustice, inequality, and racial ...