Released in 2010, "The New Jim Crow" outlines the use of the justice system in the United States as a form of racial control that especially impacts young African American males.
"The tea party Republicans divide the country: Scaring people is not standing up for people."
The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.
"The people in this crowd should have this amazing view: It's a sea of people of every culture and heritage coming together for change."
As the mile-long column marched down the main street of Florissant, whole families poured from their doors and joined the procession: the peoples' struggle is the workers' struggle.
The interviews with people in Ferguson demonstrate how what should have been a week of peaceful protest became for Ferguson the trauma of experiencing police terrorism.
"Due to huge turnout, it took me hours to travel the two miles from my home to the site of a rally in a packed church Sunday, a day of healing, a day of looking for answers."
Everywhere the message was the same: There is no excuse in the United States of America for rifles and heavy weaponry to be aimed at people exercising their right to peaceful protest.
Many of the panels, views, and strategies focused on at the Detroit conference emphasized activism, getting out the vote and ways to combat right extremism.
The poverty and suffering of Guatemalans, and especially indigenous Guatemalans, is rooted in long term U.S. policy in the region.