FRN Must List – March 7, 2015

While the DOJ report on the Ferguson Police Department took center stage this week – the observation of the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma was also a source a much discussion, #BlackOutDay and more.


DemocracyNow! Michelle Alexander on DOJ report on Ferguson:

President Barack Obama’s Speech in Selma:

Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department – US Dept of Justice Civil Rights Division 


Low-lights from Ferguson DOJ Report via @WesleyLowery

The Gangsters of Ferguson:

Mapping police Violence – The National Police Violence Map

    • At least 302 black people were killed by police in the United States in 2014. Get the facts about police violence in your community to make the case for change.


US Policing Task Force Preliminary Recommendations Released:

Before Rosa Parks, A Teenager Defied Segregation On An Alabama Bus – Claudette Colvin

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should be Reading

Ferguson Police Routinely Violate Rights of Blacks, Justice Dept. Finds:



Monthly #MuseumsRespondtoFerguson Chat:


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