Aboutcom: The Ferguson Syllabus, Sociological Research Puts Ferguson in Context

On the heels of the open letter signed by over 1,400 sociologists after the police killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown, the newly formed group Sociologists for Justice has released a list of published research that informs the arguments put forth in the statement. The following articles and books will help interested readers understand the social and historical context surrounding the events inĀ Ferguson, Missouri, and allow readers to see how these events fit within larger patterns of racial profiling, systemic racism, and police brutality.

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