On August 9th, unarmed 18-​​year-​​old Michael Brown was shot by a Fer­guson, Mis­souri police officer. The shooting has prompted more than a week of protests in the city, raising ques­tions about police force and racial inequality nationwide.

From topics ranging on race, crime, and the police, to the sounds of protests, the media’s reac­tion, and the polit­ical impli­ca­tions, Northeastern’s fac­ulty can speak to many of the ongoing issues around the situation.