Live web video streams of the show of force by heavily militarized police against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, where an unarmed young black man was shot dead by police. The police have been firing rubber bullets, tear gas, and using a sonic weapon and stun guns on the crowd.
Note: Caveat viewer. Sometimes, livestreams aren't actually live. Sometimes, what you see isn't accurate, or in context. And you may click to view but see footage that was streamed previously.
After 1954’s landmark Brown v Board of Ed ruling, America’s (largely racially segregated) cities began racially integrating their schools by busing black kids to white neighborhoods, a project that hit its stride at the start of the 1970s. It worked.
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