PBS NewsHour

How Ferguson has changed since Michael Brown's death

Clip: 08/09/2019 | 7m 29s

It’s been five years since Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident sparked protests, questions about race and police brutality and a Justice Department conclusion that the city’s law enforcement practices had been unduly influenced by revenue generation. Yamiche Alcindor returns to Ferguson to see what's changed since 2014 -- and what hasn't.

Aired: 08/09/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.
Watch Full Length

Problems Playing Video?

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.