What’s behind the NAACP travel warning for Missouri

Gerald Early, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences

Missouri may be the borderline reality, the psychic edge, emblematic of the deeply divided American mind itself. The shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, at the hands of police in 2014 and the violent disorder that resulted from it seem to have both traumatized and energized those of us who live here, radicalized and retrenched us.

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