5 Years After the Killing of Michael Brown Jr.
Aug. 9, 2014: A white police officer in Ferguson shot and killed Michael Brown Jr., an unarmed, black 18-year-old, in the middle of a subdivision street. The moment ignited a movement that ripped open long-simmering tensions between police and African American communities — especially in St. Louis and north St. Louis County.
Five years later, what do we remember? How have we changed? What do we hope for?
These are the voices of people who lived #Ferguson and who are directly touched by the systemic inequities exposed after Michael Brown’s death.
This project is best experienced with the sound on. Some interviews contain explicit language.