Prepared by @yarimarbonilla and Max Hantel#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States, by Yarimar Bonilla and Jonathan Rosa. American Ethnologist, volume 42, number 1, pp. 4-17.
Ferguson bespeaks both an intense immediacy and a deep historical awareness. The killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent unrest in Ferguson became a flashpoint for tying legacies of structural violence to the contemporary struggle for a different future.
- New York Times: Deep Tensions rise to the surface in Ferguson
- St Louis Dispatch: Why did the Michael Brown Shooting happen here?
- Mapping Decline: Interactive map project tracing demographic changes in St Louis
- The Making of Ferguson: How government policy shaped Ferguson’s contemporary demographics
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