Fusion Special: How Ferguson became a flashpoint for race relations

The fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9th ignited fierce protests in Ferguson, Missouri. With nightly clashes between authorities and demonstrators, the St. Louis suburb has become a flashpoint for race relations in America. Fusion’s Mariana Atencio guides you through the violent clashes, along with two young men who grew up around Ferguson to see the protests from their perspective.

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ACT 2: A military response

ACT 3: Martyrs, but no leaders

ACT 4: The revolution will be tweeted

MORE: A look at 22 unarmed men shot and killed by police since 2000

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Fusion Investigates is the network's team dedicated to original investigative reporting, with an emphasis on stories that will have an impact. Through narrative storytelling we cover issues about immigration, injustice, corruption, the economy, and the drug war.

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