Another Night Of Protests, Arrests In Ferguson

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Law enforcement officers watch on during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 18, 2014. Police fired tear gas in another night of unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

The curfew had been lifted and the Missouri National Guard came in, but violence still ensued last night in Ferguson. Two people were shot, reportedly not by the police, and 31 people were arrested.

NPR’s Elise Hu is in Ferguson and speaks to Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the events last night and what might help keep the peace tonight.


  • Elise Hu, technology and culture reporter for NPR, on special assignment in Ferguson. She tweets @elisewho.
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