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Sun Aug 7, 2016, 02:07 AM

2 years later, Ferguson protests have produced some change

FERGUSON • Amid the tear gas and tweets, armored vehicles and expletive-laced chants that followed the death of Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer two years ago, a new generation of demonstrators embraced a different paradigm.

They shunned the tactics of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, speaking of rage and pain in place of love and unity.

Their chants were a reminder of the failures of the movement that preceded them, not its successes.

Their goal was to make you uncomfortable — if you weren’t already.

Read more: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/years-later-ferguson-protests-have-produced-some-change/article_7cd4d141-e912-5893-83d8-fecee2d6922d.html

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