How can you all fix this?” Pruit asked, with tears rolling down his cheeks. “Because when this camera go, when you go, when you back on your highway, we still out here.
Anthony Pruit, an African American man from Jennings, Missouri, speaking with Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson in Ferguson, MO.
Comments left by people who donated to a fund to support Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

Comments left by people who donated to a fund to support Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

I went to a show. I never go to shows, but last night I went to a show. It was Sylvan Esso, which is button-pushing music. I never listen to button-pushing music, but last night I listened to button-pushing music and it was fun. H.S.K.T. is my favorite. Listen to it!

25 years ago today, the first episode of Saved By The Bell aired and America was changed forever.

25 years ago today, the first episode of Saved By The Bell aired and America was changed forever.

A Night in Ferguson: Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and a Jail Cell by Ryan Devereaux (pictured above, photo: David Carson/St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris)
In Ferguson, Black Town, White Power by Jeff Smith

A Night in Ferguson: Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and a Jail Cell by Ryan Devereaux (pictured above, photo: David Carson/St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris)

In Ferguson, Black Town, White Power by Jeff Smith

More on Ferguson

This Washington Post article is a thorough update of what happened over the weekend.

The latest from Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker who’s in Ferguson: A Movement Grows in Ferguson

The New York Times published the results of a private autopsy of Michael Brown which showed he was struck six times, all in the front and likely not at close range. The county of St. Louis also conducted an autopsy, and the results have not yet been released. The Justice Department will be conducting an autopsy, too. 

Ferguson Reading List

A not-at-all authoritative list of articles about Michael Brown, Ferguson, police militarization, etc. These are generally mainstream-media pieces I’ve read in the past couple days.

New Yorker:

Washington Post: 

GrantlandThe Front Lines of Ferguson by Rembert Browne

DeadspinAmerica Is Not For Black People by Greg Howard

The Onion [warning: satire]:

Watch the video.
agoodcartoon:

One of these men belongs to a deadly street gang with a long history of racial violence… and the other is a black guy. A good cartoon.

agoodcartoon:

One of these men belongs to a deadly street gang with a long history of racial violence… and the other is a black guy. A good cartoon.

thechrisgethardshow:

Chris talks about doing improv with Robin Williams on Vulture.

My sister called this article honest, appropriate, honorable, and says it made her cry. Welcome to the world of Chris Gethard, sis!

thechrisgethardshow:

Chris talks about doing improv with Robin Williams on Vulture.

My sister called this article honest, appropriate, honorable, and says it made her cry. Welcome to the world of Chris Gethard, sis!