Online Resources

After the Ferguson decision…Read, explore, question and share

Here are some online articles that you might find interesting concerning the recent turmoil in Missouri. Although we support much of what is expressed, the views in these articles are the authors and don’t necessarily represent the views of the Eugene Springfield NAACP. We are providing these in order to help keep everyone involved in the conversation. Please share this page with your friends and those who you wish to be informed.   Also, if you have not read The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander please consider picking up a copy.  Ms. Alexander is able to frame the issues we face in a historical context.

Are Black Men America’s Proverbial Canaries in the Coal Mine?

The American Justice System Is Not Broken


Why We Won’t Wait

Self-Segregation: Why It’s So Hard for Whites to Understand Ferguson

How to Deal With Friends’ Racist Reactions to Ferguson

Everyday Racism, White Liberals & the Limits of Tolerance

Talking About Racism With White Kids

This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

Police lied. Mike Brown was killed 148 feet away from Darren Wilson’s SUV

This Might Be Jon Stewart’s Best Rant Ever. Because Ferguson

Radio Documentary:  The New Jim Crow