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#Ferguson [A Resource Page]

ferguson Da’Vonte Lyons © 2014

Sponsored by
African American Studies and
Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Facilitated by
Dr. Rachel Afi Quinn, Visiting Professor, WGSS
Dr. Marcia Walker-McWilliams, Visiting Scholar, AAS
Dr. Vincent Willis, Visiting Scholar, AAS

With student support from
UH Black Student Union
Songhai Chapter of the Ankh Maat Wedju Honor Society
UH Chapter of the NAACP
UH PanHellenic Council

Selected Readings on #Ferguson

In Defense of Black Rage: Michael Brown, Police and the American Dream - Brittney Cooper @ Salon
How Trayvon Martin’s Death Launched a New Generation of Black Activism - Mychal Denzel Smith @ The Nation
Black Feminists Responding to Ferguson – Miriam Zoila Pérez @ Colorlines
Ferguson, The Black Radical Tradition, and the Path Forward - Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua @ The Black Scholar
Why Don’t We Hear About Women Victims of State Violence? – Verónica Bayetti Flores @ Feministing
Ferguson: 12 Ways to Be a White Ally to Black People - Janee Woods @ The Root
Amplifying The Organizing: In Solidarity With Ferguson, Ways You Can Support The Fight – Rachel Coyler @ Daily Kos
How to Deal With Friends’ Racist Reactions to Ferguson - Jenée Desmond-Harris @ The Root
Open Letter: How to Teach Ferguson In the Classroom – Melissa Harris-Perry @MSNBC
The Birth of the #FergusonSyllabus – Rebecca Schuman @ Slate
How to Teach Beyond Ferguson - José Vilson @Edutopia

Teaching on #Ferguson

Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University
How to Teach Kids About What’s Happening in Ferguson” [#FergusonSyllabus]
Includes articles, blogs, academic books, children’s books, poetry, film, and music

#FergusonSyllabus: Talking and Teaching About Police Violence
Includes videos, online interactive materials and teaching exercises

Sociologists for Justice
Includes sociological research articles and academic books

Video Interviews on #Ferguson

Melissa Harris Perry Delivers Powerful Tribute to Unarmed Black Men Killed By Police – AlterNet
Extensive Coverage of Ferguson, Missouri - Democracy Now!
Playlist Ferguson, Mo – MSNBC

Opinion Polling & Research Data

Remington Research Group - 2014 Public Opinion Poll on Ferguson
Pew Research Center - Survey on racial attitudes, murder of Michael Brown and policing
Black Youth Project -

Activist Organizations Responding

Organization for Black Struggle
The Black Youth Project
Dream Defenders
Million Hoodies Movement for Justice
Young Activists United STL