State of Emergency Declared in Ferguson on Anniversary of Michael Brown's Death

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A state of emergency has been declared in Ferguson, Missouri after police shot and critically injured an 18-year-old on the first anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown. A weekend of mostly peaceful demonstrations calling for more police accountability continued Monday on the steps of St. Louis County Courthouse. We'll get an update on the news out of Ferguson and discuss where the #blacklivesmatter and similar movements against police use of force stand a year after their genesis.


Eva Paterson, President and co-founder of the Equal Justice Society and co-founder of the California Coalition for Civil Rights

Cat Brooks, Founder of the Anti-Police Terror Project, which held a vigil for Michael Brown recently. Brooks is also a member of Black Lives Matter Bay Area.

Brandon Ellington Patterson, fellow, Mother Jones

Abby Phillip, reporter, Washington Post