The news out of Ferguson, Missouri has dominated the media today. We talked to NPR's Eric Deggans, author of the book "Race Baiter - How The Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation," on the role of media when it comes to this case.
Police released the name of the officer who shot Missouri teen Michael Brown, an incident that sparked a storm of protests from Missouri to Los Angeles. Take Two spoke with UCLA history chair Brenda Stevenson about what happened in Ferguson and how it fits in with other historical instances of violence involving black youth.
The Obama Administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals began two years ago today. The program provides two years' worth of temporary legal status and work permits to qualifying young people who had arrived in the U.S. as minors.
Take Two spoke to David Klinger, associate professor in the department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of Missouri-St. Louis, about the latest developments in the Michael Brown shooting case.
Yesterday, the state legislature voted unanimously to combat runaway production. They plan on expanding the state's tax incentive program for films and television shows which shoot in the Golden State.
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