Ferguson’s Fifty-Year Fire

Ferguson’s Fifty-Year Fire

On August 5, 1966, Martin Luther King Jr., and about 700 protesters marched through an outer Chicago neighborhood called Marquette Park to protest housing segregation, an ignominious endeavor in which the Second City may well have earned first place. The ethnic whites who lived in Marquette Park had no patience for King or his message. One…
A protester throws back a smoke canister in a protest spurred by the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

A protester throws back a smoke canister in a protest spurred by the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters – licensed via iCopyright.

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