Riots in Ferguson

November 24, 2014 was the worst night so far of rioting, looting, and arson in Ferguson. The officer who had been involved in a shooting was cleared by a Grand Jury and this enraged some. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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