Saturday, August 30, 2014

Ms. Jablonski's Class Blog 8-30-14

Ms. Jablonski's Class Blog:

Ferguson Readings
                                 Photo: Scott Olson, GettyHere is a very incomplete list of thought-provoking articles on the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the protests as a result and the militarization of local policy forces.Mariame Kaba with a commentary in the Washington Post: For Blacks, America is Dangerous by Default  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (yes, THAT Kareem Abdul-Jabb

Ms. Jablonski's Class Blog 8-26-14
Ms. Jablonski's Class Blog: Ferguson, MissouriThe New Yorker's cover for the week we return to school,  Eric Drooker's "Ferguson, Missouri." “An artist friend of mine was killed by a cop in lower Manhattan, back in 1991. He happened to be black, and the police officer was never indicted.” Drooker continues, “As a resident of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, I witnessed the blurring distincti