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August 2019 Entries

After Five and The Next 100: Building Democracy

August 9, 2019

We are tired and we are moved. Today is a somber day in St. Louis, marking five years since the police shooting of Michael Brown, Jr. on a quiet street in Ferguson on a Saturday morning. Actions and reflections are underway, intended to remind all of us that we are not truly free until all are free. While we look back at our history, we are even more anxious to build a healthier community that will invite all to support and sustain democracy.