Tensions are still growing in Ferguson, Mo. after the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a police officer on Saturday (Aug. 9). But even with the presence of tear gas, rubber bullets, the National Guard and the arrest of journalists, there is still a sense of hopefulness about the future of Ferguson.
Journalist Aliya S. King and videographer Antonio Thompson spent 24 hours in Ferguson to get a snapshot of how the community feels about what will happen when the media, Highway Patrol and the National Guard are gone. Will the Ferguson police department and the people of Missouri ever be able to live in peace again? Watch the people of Ferguson weigh in above.
President Obama On Ferguson: ‘No Excuse For Excessive Force By Police’
Public Service Announcements: Did Nelly Owe Ferguson An Immediate Statement?
#Ferguson Critics Roundtable: Is Hip-Hop Doing Enough?
Listen: J. Cole’s Michael Brown Tribute ‘Be Free’ Might Be His Most Emotional Song Ever