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Ferguson and the media (Video)

info-pictogram1 Listening Post examines racial conflict and social divisions in the US and how those issues are reported. Helping us to understand how the media reported Ferguson are: Mikki Kendall, a writer; Lizz Brown, a columnist for the St Louis American; Byron Tau, a reporter for Politico; Rashad Robinson, the executive director of Color of Change; and Ash-har Quraishi, a correspondent for Al Jazeera America.

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American Prisons And Race By The Numbers (Video)

info-pictogram1 The United States has the largest prison population in the world, and its racial disparities are stark. Take a look at some of the numbers here.