After Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown, the protests, fueled by social media, continued for weeks and spread across the country. Here, from the epicenter, is the story of Ferguson.
The St. Louis area’s segregation makes improving social mobility and access to economic opportunity more difficult. Read more
The Ferguson protests showed people were fed up with how police and the courts treated them. And the focus soon zeroed in on the municipal courts. What were the issues, what's been done and what's to come?
Among the police missteps: shielding officers from accountability, violating free-speech rights and antagonizing crowds with military-style tactics.
Edward Crawford, shown in a Post-Dispatch photo throwing a tear gas canister, says he was angry at police actions, then scared after being arrested. Read more