Strange Days in #Ferguson
Restricted airspace. Tear gas and riot gear. Anguish and anger.
Feeling powerless, so attempting to help by doing the only thing I know how: Aggregating and sharing information.
This list is by no means comprehensive. But if you’re interested in understanding what’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri as of August 14, 2014, these tweets, news posts, photos and videos should help.
Feel free to share additional links in the annotations — but please be civil and responsible if you do.
With links to police scanners and interactive maps, and a timeline active as of 11pm PT.
Live Feed for riot and protest in Ferguson, MO. Scanner reports, news links
Here's a quick timeline of police shooting: 12:15a @Patricialicious complains that she can't get home because of…www.reddit.com
Mainstream news with a bit of an edge.
Press and TV Reporters
On patrol in Afghanistan, we wore desert camouflage to blend in with our surroundings, carried rifles to shoot back…www.businessinsider.com
The New Yorker
The hazard of engaging with the history of race in the United States is the difficulty of distinguishing the past from…
Posted: Print Article Police have tried to prevent local reporters and other journalists from covering the protests in…www.huffingtonpost.com
Last night, I walked out of the Target in Ferguson, Missouri, to find my car behind police tape. Cops in riot gear were…www.vice.com
For 36 years, St. Louis has been home. Not my first and not my current but certainly the most constant. My mom and dad…www.poynter.org
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
There was an eerie flashback to 1965 in parts of the St. Louis region Sunday. Riot gear. Tear gas. German shepherds…www.stltoday.com
Tweets, Photos & Video
The above clip is from Antonio French, an alderman in the city of St. Louis.
Strange days, indeed.
Photo credit: Les Cunliffe