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In the evening of November 24, 2014, the grand jury from the State of Missouri vs. Darren Wilson announced there would be no indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black male teenager in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014. During the course of the night, protest and violence erupted in the streets of Ferguson. The verdict also sparked other demonstrations around the country. It is very important to speak to students about the events in Ferguson and around our country. The events that are happening in America is being spoken about around the world. Here are some resources to assist you with your discussion.

Timeline of Events in Ferguson Since August 9, 2014

What Happened in Ferguson – New York Times

Tracking the Events in the Wake of Michael Brown’s Shooting – New York Times

What Happened in Ferguson – The Washington Journal

#BlackTwitter after #Ferguson – New York Times video

Primary Documents

Testimony of Daren Wilson to the Grand Jury Documents and Evidence Presented to the Grand Jury

Instructional Strategies and Lessons

How to Teach Beyond Ferguson

Teaching Ferguson

Global Perspective

How Ferguson is being reported for global audience  – Sound Cloud

What people around the world are saying about Ferguson – GlobalPost

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Author – Angela Alexander