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On Road To Recovery, Ferguson Residents Have Different Ideas
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Members of the Ferguson Commission, including co-chairman Starsky Wilson (second from right), listen at a recent hearing. After months of deliberation, the commission is releasing a report laying bare racial and economic inequalities in the St. Louis region, and calling for change. Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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Ferguson Commission Shines Light On Racially Divided St. Louis
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A new Justice Department report gave a total of 113 lessons learned and a half-dozen themes that "permeated all aspects of the police response" during the height of the demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Heavily armed civilians with a group known as the Oath Keepers in Ferguson, Mo., early Tuesday. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar has said the presence of the group was "both unnecessary and inflammatory." Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Michael Brown Sr. (center) leads a march in remembrance of his son, Michael Brown, on Sunday in Ferguson, Mo. It has been exactly one year since Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Moment Of Silence Marks A Year Of Mourning, Protest In Ferguson
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Sam's Meat Market was looted and vandalized at least three times during the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Ferguson Businesses Struggle To Rebuild Post-Riots
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What Happens When A Police Officer Doesn't Shoot?
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Oakland police officers, wearing body cameras, form a line during demonstrations against recent incidents of alleged police brutality nationwide. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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California Bill Could Limit Police Access To Body Camera Footage
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Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Thomas Jackson is resigning after a scathing Justice Department report showed racial bias in the department and the city's courts. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Late last month, a scuffle cut short a St. Louis Board of Aldermen meeting where a committee was to discuss a proposed civilian review board for the city's police force. Robert Cohen/Courtesy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch hide caption

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Police Are Learning To Accept Civilian Oversight, But Distrust Lingers
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Tonya DeBerry (center) and her children, Herbert Nelson and Allison Nelson, have all been held in Ferguson and Jennings jails for unpaid traffic tickets. Joseph Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Civil Rights Attorneys Sue Ferguson Over 'Debtors Prisons'
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Historian Peniel Joseph says criticism of the film Selma as historically inaccurate is misguided, and that the movie correctly portrays African-Americans as the drivers of the civil rights movement. Kelvin Ma/Peniel Joseph hide caption

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Police wearing riot gear walk toward a man with his hands raised Aug. 11 in Ferguson, Mo. Renewed calls for police departments to hire more minorities have followed the shooting there of a black man by a white police officer. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Why Police Departments Have A Hard Time Recruiting Blacks
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