A House Divided

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 Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

Historian and Tufts professor Peniel Joseph draws parallels between what’s happening now in Ferguson, Missouri and civil rights protests that have happened throughout history, and discusses the generational divide between today’s protesters and older civil rights leaders. Plus: an explanation of how credit scores are about to change and why yours might go up; an update on how public schools in the city are doing under new policies that aim to integrate special education students into general-education classes; and how obesity can complicate sex and intimacy.