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VIOLENCE in FERGUSON, MISSOURI



INTRODUCTION
FACTS
LESSON PLANS
CARTOONS

(Created on 26/11/2014)

 


 

INTRODUCTION:

Darren Wilson

Michael Brown

 

 

THE FACTS:

 

  • WATCH: 'I Can't Breathe' - Congressman's Incredible Tribute to Eric Garner on House Floor
    "Dem Rep. Recites ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Poem for Eric Garner on House Floor. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), one of several congress members who did the “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture on the House floor this week, used his one minute speech Thursday to recite a poem that used Eric Garner’s “I can’t breathe” statement as its refrain."

    (YouTube)
    Read the script.
    (englishblogmmg.edublogs.org)

 

 

  • After Protests, Ferguson Looks for Answers - Text + Audio + Videos
    "On Monday, protesters burned buildings and police cars and destroyed businesses in the Midwestern U.S. city of Ferguson, Missouri. Their actions followed the announcement that a grand jury had decided not to send a white police officer to trial for shooting and killing an unarmed black teen."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • New Violence Hits Ferguson, Missouri - Text + Audio - 26 November 2014
    "An American grand jury ruling has resulted in new violence in the city of Ferguson, Missouri. The jurors decided not to charge a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed African American teenager last August. The decision was announced Monday -- more than three months after the shooting."
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Ferguson protests spread across US - 26 November 2014
    "Protests have been held in more than a dozen US cities over the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager in Missouri."

    (BBC)

 

 

LESSON PLANS:

 

CARTOONS:

 

Ferguson police
(danzigercartoons.com)

 

Cartoons: Ferguson, MO and Michael Brown
(democratsforprogress.com)