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Renika Williams plays and eye withness with Ian Campbell Dunn as Darren Wilson.  (COURTESY OF CLAY ANDERSON)

In The Theater District, Ferguson Misremembered

January 8, 2018

When the dark of night comes and the people take to the streets, the blackness beneath the clouds sa...

Undoing Racism Collective Created in Wake of Ferguson

December 22, 2014

By JUSTIN REBOLLOStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 In light of the recent riots in Ferguson, Mo. and protests in New York City that passed through Columbus Circle, the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) community members established the Undoing Racism Collective, which met for the first time on Monday, Dec. 1. A...

Why Not Michael Brown?

September 14, 2014

  By GABRIELLE SAMBOY Staff Writer Published: September 13, 2014 This past summer, the wrongful shooting of a young African American male by a white police officer grabbed the nation’s attention. I am, of course, talking about the wrongful shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, although it’s certai...

The casket of Michael Brown exits Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church at the end of his funeral on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT)

The Civil Rights Battle In Ferguson

August 28, 2014

By ALEXA McMENAMIN Staff WriterPublished: August 27, 2014 If the death of Michael Brown has taught us anything, it’s that a year after the acquittal of George Zi...