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How We Got to Ferguson

Resources in the Sojourner Truth Library about the Historical and Sociological Circumstances leading to the Events in Ferguson, MO

What's in this Guide?

Professors of Sociology Alexandra Cox and Roberto Velez-Velez selected the materials in the Bibliography to provide help in understanding  the events in Ferguson, Missouri relating to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager. These materials were on display in the New Book section across from the Circulation Desk October 2014 through February 2015. The books are now in the Stacks and are available to check out.
To make suggestions to add additional items to the bibliography, here is their contact information:


Alexandra Cox
Assistant Professor
Roberto Velez-Velez
Assistant Professor
Sociology & Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Library Bibliography Contacts

The following Library faculty and staff have helped with the display and bibliography:

Mark Colvson
Library Dean

Morgan Gwenwald
Outreach Librarian

Valerie Mittenberg
Collection Development Librarian